Rangers skipper Tavernier named alongside Messi and Bruno Fernandes in FIFA 21 TOTW | Rangers Information

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Rangers captain James Tavernier has been named within the FIFA 21 Staff of the Week alongside Lionel Messi and Bruno Fernandes.

The Gers skipper has been in excellent type thus far this season and he shone as soon as once more from right-back on Sunday afternoon in opposition to Hamilton.

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Rangers skipper James Tavernier converts a penalty in opposition to Hamilton. (Picture by Ian MacNicol/Getty Pictures)

Tavernier helped his facet maintain their twelfth clear sheet in 14 league matches, whereas he scored twice and contributed an help within the 8-0 hammering.

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He was considered one of eight Ibrox males subsequently named in WhoScored.com’s Premiership Staff of the Week however he’s the one Rangers participant to make the 23-man FIFA 21 listing.

Tavernier has been named alongside a number of the main gamers in world soccer together with Messi, Fernandes, Thiago Silva and Sergi Roberto.

Messi and Roberto contributed two objectives and two assists between them in Barcelona’s 5-2 win over Actual Betis, Fernandes scored twice and notched an help in Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Everton and Thiago Silva discovered the web as Chelsea defeated Sheffield United 4-1.


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Rangers star Tavernier was named alongside Lionel Messi within the FIFA 21 TOTW. (Picture by Eric Alonso/Getty Pictures)

Tavernier is considered one of three right-backs who’ve made the reduce, with Joffrey Cuffaut of Valenciennes and Roberto the others.


It’s but extra private recognition for the Gers captain, who’s presently prime of the Premiership scoring chart and the highest-ranked defender within the Europa League.

Given Gareth Southgate’s embarrassment of riches at right-back, although, he hasn’t managed to earn a maiden call-up to the England squad. Because of this, he has a uncommon probability to recharge his batteries whereas lots of his teammates participate in worldwide fixtures.

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