Has Rangers star James Tavernier dropped hint on Twitter amid Aston Villa speculation?

James Tavernier of Rangers vies with Tom Rogic during The Ladbrokes Scottish Premier League match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 31, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers defender James Tavernier is reportedly on the radar of Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion.

James Tavernier of Rangers arrives at the stadium prior to the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Motherwell and Rangers at Fir Park on April 07, 2019 in Motherwell, Scotland.James Tavernier of Rangers

Rangers star James Tavernier is one of the best right-backs in the Scottish Premiership, and there is no surprise that Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albin are reportedly interested in the Ibrox star.

According to The Daily Mail, Villa, West Brom and Brighton and Hove Albion are interested in signing Tavernier from Rangers in the summer transfer window.

The Scottish Sun has claimed that the former Newcastle United full-back is rated at £10 million.

Tavernier, though, seems happy at Rangers, and the following post he made on Twitter after returning to pre-season training with Steven Gerrard’s side suggests that he is not planning to leave the Ibrox club in the summer transfer window, with some fans of the Glasgow giants responding to his message and urging him to stay.


James Tavernier of Rangers in action during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 31, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers stay

Villa will play in the Premier League next season, while West Brom will be aiming to finish in the top two of the Championship, and one can understand the temptation to move to the Villans or the Baggies.

However, Rangers are a massive club, and playing under Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard can only make Tavernier and must be very enjoyable.

Tavernier is very popular among the Ibrox faithful, and the former Newcastle right-back could win the Scottish Premiership title with Rangers next season.

15th April 2018, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish Cup football, semi final, Celtic versus Rangers;  Celtic's Callum McGregor with Rangers' James Tavernier

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