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James Tavernier tweets about being Rangers' Blue Cafu

The former Wigan Athletic and Newcastle United defender has taken Glasgow by storm since moving to the Gers, alongside several other Rangers arrivals.

Rangers fullback James Tavernier has responded to the acclaim falling on him from Gers fans by sending out a tweet making it clear he is set on doing his best for the supporters.

Tavernier has been in sensational form since heading to Glasgow this summer alongside Wigan teammates Rob Kiernan and Martyn Waghorn, with all three impressing in Mark Warbuton's impressive attacking side, and the 23-year-old scored again in Rangers' impressive 5-0 win over Raith Rovers at the weekend.


The right back has been a massive attacking threat and has already scored six goals for his new club in nine games, three of which have come in the league. That makes Tavernier the joint second top scorer in the division, behind Wahgorn who has eight in nine.

Arguably the 23-year-old has been one of the Gers' stand out performers, helping the Ibrox outfit to 19 goals in the Championship with just three conceded.

It's no surprise to see that Rangers fans have taken to the former Newcastle United graduate, labelling him the "Blue Cafu" after the legendary Brazilian double World Cup winner.

The former Roma and Milan man also won three Serie A titles, a Champions League trophy, and countless other medals during his career, and it's fair to say there is no acclaim higher to bestow on a right sided defender.

And Tavernier already has one up on Cafu, he's already scored three times as many goals as the Brazilian ever managed in one season.

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