Steven Davis would 'definitely consider' re-signing for Rangers, hails McCall appointment

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has admitted he would consider a move back to Rangers in the future.

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has told Sky Sports that he wants former club Rangers to build under new manager Stuart McCall.

Davis, 30, is currently on international duty with Northern Ireland as he gets ready to face Scotland for his country on Wednesday night.

The midfielder, who initially struggled in the Premier League with Aston Villa and Fulham earlier in his career, has become a valuable squad member for Southampton under Ronald Koeman.

Whilst Morgan Schneiderlin, Victor Wanyama and James Ward-Prowse steal the limelight in the Saints midfield, Davis has provided consistent displays this season, proving to be a bargain having signed on a free transfer from Rangers back in 2012.

Davis hit 21 goals in 185 games during a four-year stay with Rangers, but chose to leave the club on a free transfer almost three years ago when Rangers endured a financial collapse.

However, it seems that Davis still takes a keen interest in the fortunes of the Ibrox club, and told Sky Sports that he believes the club have made a superb appointment with new manager Stuart McCall.

"I think it's positive for the club," Davis said. "For any fan, it's nice to see with people who obviously have the interests of the club at heart. Obviously we knew it was going to be a difficult period but I don't think anyone foresaw how hard it was going to be."

"I think Stuart McCall is going to be a really good appointment as well, it was nice to see them get that first win on Sunday. Hopefully they can build on that now and finish the season strongly," he continued.

McCall won as Rangers manager for the first time on Sunday, and the 2-0 victory over Hibernian has Rangers pushing for promotion back to the Scottish Premiership again.

With Dave King's consortium now in charge, there is a feel-good factor around Rangers again - and Davis admitted that he would be interested in a return to Glasgow one day.

"In football, you never know. I spent four and a half really good years there and I loved my time there. If the opportunity arose, it would be something I would definitely have to consider. It was a great time," he added.

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