Jermain Defoe
MURCIA, SPAIN - JULY 14: Jermain Defoe of AFC Bournemouth reacts during Pre- Season friendly Match between Sevilla FC and AFC Bournemouth at La Manga Club on July 14, 2018 in Murcia, Spain. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Ranger manager Steven Gerrard has lauded the additions of Jermain Defoe and Steven Davis to his squad this January.

Defoe is on an 18-month loan from Bournemouth, while Davis has returned to Rangers from Southampton on an initial six-month loan subject to international clearance.

Defoe made his intention for the club this season known via Twitter where he tweeted: ‘Let’s bring that trophy home boss.’

Gerrard who played with Defoe in the national team told Daily Mail:

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“He is an exceptionally talented striker and vastly experienced footballer who has scored goals at every club he has played for.

“He will be a great addition to our dressing room and we look forward to integrating him into the squad whilst we work in Tenerife over the next week.”

Steven Gerrard’s Rangers are hoping to lift the Scottish Premier League this season after a long period of dominance by defending Champions Celtic.