The international has been brilliant in the Gers’ unbeaten start to the campaign.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard saw his side go six points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership after a comfortable win over Livingston at Ibrox.
The Gers goals came courtesy of Joe Aribo and Jermain Defoe and ensured they maintained their quest to end Celtic’s dominance.
Should Rangers fail to win the league this season it will mean the tenth title in succession for their fierce rivals and with that in mind, the incentive couldn’t be greater.
After a strong start to the campaign, it has been attacking talents such as Alfredo Morelos, Ryan Kent and Ianis Hagi who have claimed the usual plaudits.
One man is slipping quietly under the radar at Ibrox, however, and Steven Davis proved once again on Sunday why is the unsung hero in Gerrard’s team.
Yesterday the Northern Ireland international finished the game with a pass success ratio of 91%, highlighting just how useful he is with the ball at his feet.
He also won three aerial duels and regained possession nine times for his team in a performance that saw him roll back the years.
The 35-year-old has played in 12 matches for Rangers this season, with the Gers winning all but one of those games.
Davis has 117 caps for his country and it proving a useful asset in Gerrard’s set up.
On Sunday he paired up nicely with Ryan Jack and in a 4-2-3-1 system, the duo complement each other just nicely.
The likes of Kent, Hagi and Morelos deserve credit for their attacking quality and that is a given.
Davis, however, is a professional individual and his maturity and discipline in midfield have allowed such attacking qualities to thrive.
Gerrard’s lynchpin is looking every inch the unsung hero of their current good form.
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