TEAMtalk claimed recently that West Ham want to sign Rangers ace James Tavernier before next month’s transfer deadline. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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Following Ryan Fredericks’ hamstring injury on Sunday, David Moyes desperately needs to add an established right-back to his ranks at the London Stadium before the transfer window closes.

Ben Johnson and Harrison Ashby are both very exciting prospects. But it could be argued that neither of them are ready just yet to play regularly at the very highest level this season.

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James Tavernier (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

And TEAMtalk claims that Rangers man James Tavernier could be an option for West Ham. It has been suggested, however, that Gers boss Steven Gerrard will fight tooth and nail to keep the 28-year-old at Ibrox.

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Tavernier has racked up four goals and three assists in nine Scottish Premiership games for Rangers so far this season. In those outings, he has averaged 2.4 tackles, 1.1 interceptions, 1.1 clearances and 0.8 dribbles per game (Who Scored).

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James Tavernier (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The former Newcastle ace is a solid defender, but he is very good when bombing forward down the right hand flank as well.

Tavernier is a very good all-round player, and he would be a very useful addition to David Moyes’s squad. It seems as though we will have to spend big in order to prise the Rangers ace away from Ibrox, however. The Daily Mail claims that £8 million could get the job done.

And some West Ham fans have reacted on Twitter to the report suggesting that the Gers right-back is a target for Moyes…

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