Rangers Sign Defender Ben Davies From Liverpool

Last Updated: July 20, 2022, 09:39 IST

Rangers have signed English defender Ben Davies from Liverpool on a four-year contract, the Scottish Premiership club announced on Tuesday, with the centre-back leaving Anfield having not made an appearance for the club.

The official fee was not disclosed, but British media reported it was four million pounds. ($4.80 million)

Davies joined Liverpool in 2021 from Preston North End when the club were suffering a defensive crisis with Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez spending lengthy spells out injured and midfielder Fabinho drafted in as a makeshift centre-back.

Davies signed for an initial fee of 500,000 pounds, British media reported at the time.

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He played no official game for the Premier League club and went out on loan last season to Sheffield United.

”He is a strong defender with great qualities and will further add to our options in that area,” Rangers manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst said.

Rangers, Scottish Premiership champions in 2020-21, finished second behind Celtic last season and also lost the Europa League final to German side Eintracht Frankfurt.

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