Steve Bruce has his say on Newcastle United's interest in James Tavernier

Steve Bruce was coy when asked about speculation linking Newcastle United with James Tavernier.

Wednesday, 31st July 2019, 9:14 am
Updated Wednesday, 31st July 2019, 9:15 am
James Tavernier.

The club has been credited with an interest in Rangers’ captain, who started his professional career at St James’s Park.

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Asked about the 27-year-old defender, head coach Bruce said: “I really don't know where that one came from.

“Any manager will say the same. I hate people talking about my players, so I'm not going to comment on anyone else's.

"But I don't know where that has come from."