Steven Davis: I need to start scoring for Southampton more often

Southampton Huddle

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has not hit the back of the net at all this season.

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has told the Southern Daily Echo of his determination to hit the back of the net before the end of the season.

Davis has not scored in any of his 37 appearances for the Saints to date this term and that has been a major frustration for the midfielder.

He says that he's starting to snatch at chances and he is just hoping that he can find the back of the net soon.

“It’s important for midfielders to chip in with goals and disappointing I haven’t got one to this stage, but I’ll just need to keep trying to get in the right areas and hopefully one will fall for me,” he said.

“It was the same for Prowsey (James Ward-Prowse) as well, who took his chance from the penalty spot the other week, so it’s important as midfielders we keep trying to do that.”

Davis offers Southampton more than just goals, but it will be important for him to start showing his attacking quality as well as his work-rate.

Expectations are rising at St. Mary's and Southampton won't be able to keep playing Davis unless he starts to offer slightly more in the final third. 

At the moment, though, he is still a key member of their first-team and he has taken on the unsung hero tag this season.

Davis is never one to steal much acclaim, but he is crucial to Ronald Koeman's system and without him Southampton would be a weaker side. 

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