first_img LATEST SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP NEWS “Come on, they are a better team up here!”But Defoe responds confidently: “Celtic?! We will see about that.”The striker got his first Ibrox goal courtesy of James Tavernier’s generosity. Rangers were awarded four penalties against the Buddies and the Gers skipper had already scored two and missed one, but gave Defoe the ball to get on target himself.Defoe said: “I said, ‘come on Tav, let me get my first home goal’. I felt quite relaxed about it. To be fair to him, to step up for the second one after missing took bottle. 2 2 Defoe is well on his way to becoming a fan favourite at Ibrox Defoe put the cheeky fan right in his place Defoe also has his first home goal after slamming home a penalty against St Mirren on Saturday.And now the 36-year-old has shown he can even have a bit of banter with fans of bitter rivals Celtic.Footage has emerged of a Bhoys fan accosting the striker outside of a Tesco in Glasgow.The Celtic fan is heard saying: “Defoe! You should have signed for Celtic mate!center_img Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos scrap Jermain Defoe is already well on his way to becoming a firm fan favourite at Ibrox.The Rangers striker, who joined on loan from Bournemouth last month, already has a chant after two goals in four appearances. “But he gave me the ball and for the captain to do that, it’s nice. It shows how close we are as a team and I’ve only been here for three weeks.“Everyone wanted to take one and I suppose it’s a good sign when forwards want to take penalties.“Listen, the points and the team are the most important thing and we’re delighted.” Not as if Jermaine Defoe in the Port is bizarre enough, but then you get this weird character still telling him to sign for them😂🤷🏽‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/Zr1r6mcCEr— Stu (@boag22) February 3, 2019last_img read more