Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has hit out at West Brom boss Darren Moore for West Brom’s pursuit of James Tavernier.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Gerrard demanded answers from Moore after making a move for the key Rangers figure just 24 hours before their Europa League clash.

Good players get attention from other clubs. I don’t appreciate that attention 24 hours before a big game. I’d like a phone call off of big Darren (Moore, West Brom boss) at some point.

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The Baggies failed with a late bid for Tavernier, which was believed to be in the region of £3 million.

It had been suggested that Tavernier could be sold for around £7 million, but the Baggies did not pursue a move.

Moore’s men had earmarked the player as a target as they look to push for an immediate Premier League return this season.

Tavernier, the current Rangers captain, has impressed in Scotland recently and is being tipped to play a key role in Gerrard’s side going forward.