There is one area that Rangers are still said to be looking to strengthen despite what looks like being a healthy squad and Michael Beale having plenty of choices.

Since Filip Helander left, only Ben Davies can be counted as a natural left-footer at the heart of the defence and the manager is keen to address this.

Rangers now have four senior central defenders but recent remarks from Michael Beale and a report from The 4th Official suggest that there could be movement in the next couple of weeks.

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Rangers centre-half options as Michael Beale looks for more depth

John Souttar, Leon Balogun and Leon King can all play alongside Connor Goldson as well as the exit-linked Ben Davies.

Balogun is only a short-term option and Davies has, reportedly, been told that he is free to find a new club.

The 4th Official has claimed that, despite recent links, right-footed options like Harry Souttar and Zak Vyner are not options and that only those who would add balance next to the vice-captain are being considered.

Jonathan Panzo fits into this description and despite reports of concrete interest from Fabrizio Romano, nothing ever came to fruition.

There is still another couple of weeks left in the window though and, if Ben Davies can be moved on, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see a new face arrive.

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The defence has looked solid so far this season, even if the goal conceded against Kilmarnock was a poor one to lose.

The first contact from the throw in should have been one but Souttar was unlucky with how the ball landed at his feet.

Jack Butland had a couple of smart stops against Livingston but, other than that, he hasn’t had much to do.

Rangers squad is in good condition after the summer transfer business, if there is no more movement then it won’t be a drama but it is clear that Michael Beale wants his lefty and that Ben Davies isn’t his long-term preference.

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