Rangers star Steven Davis has admitted that he’s “unsure” if beating Celtic in next month’s League Cup final will have any bearing on the title race – but insists it will give the Gers the appetite for more success.
The Old Firm go head-to-head at Hampden next month and Davis knows a win would give Gerrard’s side a psychological boost after eight years without a major trophy.
The Northern Irishman has been over the course before and hopes that Rangers can use next month’s final as a springboard to more silverware.
“I’m not too sure if the final will have a bearing in terms of the league but of course psychologically it could give us a big boost if we were to go on and win it,” Davis told The Newsletter.
“So that’s the challenge for us – it’s always important to get that first trophy as a group as well.
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“It gives you that appetite to go on and have more success.”
With only goal difference separating the two sides at the top of the table, a Hampden win won’t decide the league outcome but could have a massive effect going into the Scottish Premiership clash a few weeks later.
There is still a long way to go in the league campaign though and the title likely won’t be decided until the final few weeks – even if there are plenty of ebbs and flows until then.
Getting that first bit of silverware since 2011 will be massive for Rangers though and it would undoubtedly be a huge boost in the push for 55.