Rangers Look to Sell Ben Davies in Summer Transfer Window, English Clubs “Keen”

Rangers is reportedly seeking to offload Ben Davies for cash, with several English clubs expressing interest in acquiring the defender, according to insights provided by sports journalist Derek Clark.

Speaking on the Rangers Review Morning Briefing on March 20, Clark highlighted that Davies, currently serving as the fourth-choice centre-back at Ibrox, is poised to depart the club at the conclusion of the season. The journalist noted that Davies has struggled to secure regular playing time under manager Philippe Clement, falling behind stalwarts such as John Souttar, Connor Goldson, and Leon Balogun, having made only 12 appearances throughout the season.

Clark asserted, “I would assume that he’ll be one of the players that Rangers will be looking to move on in the summer time, and they’ll be, I’d imagine, hoping to bring in a bit of cash for him as well. There’s a host of English clubs down south that I’m sure would be keen on taking Davies in the summer time.”

Echoing similar sentiments, Chris Jack acknowledged Davies’ diminishing role within the squad, labeling him as the “forgotten man” at Rangers. Jack emphasized the success of the Goldson and Souttar partnership while hinting at Davies’ dispensability. He remarked, “He’s almost become something of a forgotten man… I think that probably speaks to how well overall the Goldson and Souttar partnership have done…”

Regarding Davies’ potential transfer fee, Jack suggested that while Rangers may not recoup the full amount they paid for him, there remains a possibility of securing a deal with Championship clubs interested in his services. He added, “Could you get back the three-odd-million that you paid for him? Potentially to the right buyer, to a Championship club who [might] see the value in him.”

Acknowledging the likelihood of Rangers incurring a loss on Davies, Jack proposed reallocating the funds from his sale to bolster the squad with players better suited to Clement’s tactics. He concluded, “Davies, it’s just not worked out. I don’t think he’s ever really convinced.”