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Tottenham join the hunt for Rangers right-back James Tavernier

There has been numerous right-backs linked with Tottenham in past few months.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Tottenham have joined the hunt for Rangers right-back James Tavernier.

Tavernier has been at Rangers since 2015 when he joined from Wigan Athletic. The 29-year-old’s contract at Rangers is set to expire at the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

The right-back has banged in 16 goals and provided 11 assists in 25 matches for Rangers this term on all fronts.

His performances have seen him become the target of many Premier League clubs including Tottenham.

The Spurs are looking to sign a right-back and have identified the 29-year-old as potential transfer target.

The Tottenham manager has been impressed by his performances this season and could make a move this winter. Mourinho is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this winter.

Tavernier is a skilled right-back who can make a difference at both ends of the pitch. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Tottenham are eyeing Rangers defender James Tavernier. Tavernier has been linked with a return to Newcastle United. But the Daily Express says Tottenham are also said to be considering an approach for Tavernier, who has just 18 months left on his contract.”


If Tottenham can agree on a fee with Rangers, the deal should be easy to complete.

Good signing for Tottenham?

Tottenham could benefit by signing Tavernier as the right-back is one of the areas of concern for José Mourinho.

The 29-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Tottenham squad and would be a good buy in the winter transfer window.

All in all, Tavernier will be an ideal choice for Mourinho as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his defenders.

It will be interesting to see if Tottenham can beat their rivals to the right-back’s signature.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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