Date: 28th August 2018 at 5:45am
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Many Rangers supporters feel James Tavernier’s defensive game needs to improve quickly in the wake of Sunday’s draw away to Motherwell.

The club captain was culpable for the Steelmen’s second goal of the afternoon, allowing Carl McHugh far too much room in the box to head home from a routine Gael Bigirimana free-kick.

He’s performed well for Steven Gerrard so far this summer, especially in an attacking sense, but the defensive frailties on Sunday were a grim flashback to last season when far too many cheap goals were conceded.

If Tavernier is to continue as a fan favourite then he’ll need to up the defensive side of his game considerably over the next few months, especially if Rangers are to progress in Europe.

He may be an exciting attacking wing-back, but if he doesn’t have the discipline we need at the back then ultimately other options may have to be considered.

These fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the situation in the wake of Sunday’s draw…

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