Former Newcastle defender set for new deal at Rangers

Former Newcastle United defender James Tavernier's set for a new deal at Rangers.

Wednesday, 14th February 2018, 2:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th February 2018, 2:10 pm
James Tavernier

Tavernier’s been the Scottish Premiership club’s stand-out performer so far this campaign.

The 26-year-old – whose contract expires next year – has been offered a new deal which would tie him to the club until 2019.

“I’m fully committed to Rangers,” said Tavernier.

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“I’m still learning here and I’m still growing here. I’m still under contract for another 18 months, so I’m really happy here.”

Tavernier – who started out at Leeds United – left Newcastle in 2014 after making a handful of first-team appearances for the club.