Nathan Oduwa rates Rangers right-back James Tavernier highly

Nathan Oduwa of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Premier League Two match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton at The Lamex Stadium on...

Nathan Oduwa played with James Tavernier at Glasgow Rangers when he was on loan at Ibrox from Tottenham Hotspur.

James Tavernier of Rangers reacts during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on September 1, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.James Tavernier of Rangers

Rangers defender James Tavernier is one of the best right-backs in the Scottish Premiership and has been on top of his game for a while now.

The 27-year-old has been on the books of Rangers since 2015, and he is as good at attacking as he is at defending.


Nathan Oduwa played with Tavernier during his loan spell at Rangers from Tottenham Hotspur during the first half of the 2015-16 season, and he seems to rate him highly.

The 23-year-old winger has named the former Newcastle United and Wigan Athletic right-back as among the three best players he has played with in his career so far.


The former Tottenham prospect has named Kyle Walker and Mousa Dembele as the two other outstanding players he has played with.

England international right-back Walker was on the books of Tottenham from 2009 until 2017 when he joined Manchester City for an initial transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £50 million.

As for Dembele, the 32-year-old Belgian midfielder was at Spurs from 2012 until January 2019 when he moved to Guangzhou R&F in China.

Oduwa told World Football Index: “I would say that the standout players for me are Kyle Walker, Mousa Dembele, and James Tavernier, all of them are fantastic players and they have gone on to have amazing careers.”

James Tavernier of Rangers FC passes the ball during the UEFA Europa League Play Off First Leg match between Legia Warsaw and Rangers FC on August 22, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland.

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