Steven Davis highlights Rangers manager ambitions as caretaker boss pinpoints appointment timeline

Steven Davis has assumed the managerial position at Rangers with a firm belief that the club possesses the necessary quality to reverse their fortunes. This transition comes as the Rangers seek a new leader to guide them forward after parting ways with Michael Beale.

Amidst the current uncertainty in Govan, Davis’s appointment brings a sense of familiarity and hope. As someone deeply acquainted with the club, he aims to reignite the passion and drive required for a resurgence, emphasizing the collective focus on achieving positive results, akin to their recent triumph over Real Betis.

In a statement, Davis expressed his swift transition into the managerial role, saying, “Sunday evening I was at home and received a call. Things moved very fast, and I was straight into work Monday morning. I was honored the board put their trust in me. I thought it was too good an opportunity for me to turn down. I want to help this club in any way I can. We are all together and focused on getting the results back.”

He further articulated the coaching staff’s vision, emphasizing their intention to grant the players more freedom on the pitch. He noted, “We just want to give the boys freedom to play. We have had a positive result against Betis, and another good result will put us in a good position in the group.”

Davis, who possesses an intimate knowledge of the squad’s strengths, harbors lofty ambitions and a determined resolve to capitalize on this opportunity. He added, “I know the strengths of a lot of players in this group. I have ambitions and am determined to make the most of this opportunity I have been given.”

Acknowledging the character and leadership within the dressing room, Davis affirmed, “I have a lot of respect for everyone in that dressing room. Ultimately, we all want to win games of football on a consistent basis. There is a lot of character and leaders in this dressing room. Everyone knows it is time to step up. Everyone is hurting, and our focus is on getting a positive result tomorrow night.”