Kenny Miller comments on Rangers star James Tavernier

27th February 2019, Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland; Ladbrokes Premiership football, Rangers versus Dundee; Kenny Miller of Dundee shakes hands with Allan McGregor of Rangers at the end...

Glasgow Rangers defender James Tavernier is reportedly wanted by 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

Former Ibrox striker Kenny Miller has suggested to The Scottish Sun that Rangers defender James Tavernier is worth at least £10 million, amid reported interest from Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion.

Miller played with Tavernier at Rangers, and the former Celtic striker seems to rate the ex-Newcastle United right-back highly.

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The 39-year-old Scotsman has suggested that if Rangers decide to sell Tavernier in the summer transfer window, then Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club could get at least £10m.

 

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

According to The Scottish Sun, Rangers paid Wigan Athletic £200,000 in transfer fees for Tavernier back in the summer of 2015.

Miller told The Scottish Sun about Tavernier: “He’s now huge for Rangers and they won’t want to lose him. I don’t think they’ll let him go on the cheap. They could end up getting £10m for him, so he’s been a really good investment.

“I don’t think you’ll get another Tav for £200,000 in this day and age. He’s grown into the club and he really cherishes it now. It would take something special for him to leave.”

James Tavernier of Rangers celebrates scoring in the second half with team mate Kenny Miller during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hibernian at Ibrox Stadium...

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Tavernier is one of the best right-backs in the Scottish Premiership and is a key figure in the current Rangers team.

According to BBC Sport, the right-back scored 14 goals and provided 14 assists in the Scottish Premiership for Rangers during the 2018-19 season.

James Tavernier (L), of Rangers celebrates scoring a goal early in the second half with team mates Martyn Waghorn  and Kenny Miller during the Scottish League Cup First Round match between...

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