Steve Davis only returned to Rangers a few days ago.

But the Northern Ireland captain is already looking to extend his stay beyond his initial six-month loan.

Steven Davis of N.Ireland looks on during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on November 15, 2018

(Photo by Andrew Surma/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Davis rejoined the Gers after six-and-a-half years away as Steven Gerrard looks to get his hands on the title.

The veteran midfielder knows what it takes to lift the Premiership title having won it three times in his first spell.

At 34, Davis’ career is beginning to wind down and it could see him hang his boots up at Ibrox.

“Hopefully beyond the six months everything will go well and then we can look at things and make it a longer-term thing,” Davis told Sky Sports.

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29:  Steven Davis of Southampton celebrates as he scores their first goal with Cedric Soares of Southampton during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Southampton at Amex Stadium on October 29, 2017 in Brighton, England.

(Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

With his Southampton contract running out in the summer, he is almost certain to depart St. Mary’s.

A permanent return to Ibrox seems certain and keeping Davis around a bit longer would be a no-brainer.


There’s little doubt the boyhood Gers fan adds some real quality in midfield so keeping him around should be a priority for director of football Mark Allen.

GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 06:  Steve Davis of Rangers celebrates after scoring against Werder Bremen during the UEFA Cup round of 16, first leg match at Ibrox Stadium March 6, 2008 in Glasgow,Scotland.

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Although the midfield is starting to look a bit congested, Davis and Scott Arfield have the potential to dominate games.

Going into the second part of the season with a title on the line, it could well prove to be the difference between us and Celtic.

If Gerrard’s side can get continue where they left off before the break then we’re in for a treat.



Have something to tell us about this article?