Gerard set to manage Rangers

According to reports former England and Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has agreed a deal to become manager of Rangers.

Gerrard a former England captain, has coached at Liverpool with the U18 side since announcing his retirement from the sport almost 2 years ago. According to reports he has signed a three-year deal at the club and will replace Graham Murty left the club earlier this week. Sky Sports are reporting that Gary McAllister will be assistant manager at Ibrox.

Gerrard has a superb record when it comes to playing, he made over 500 appearances for Liverpool, scoring 120 goals in his 17-year career with Liverpool, the highlight from him was probably winning the Champions League in 2005 in Istanbul on that famous night. He represented England 112 times, scoring 21 times in the process, while he has lead the side as captain to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.

Rangers are currently 3rd in the Scottish Premier League, while rivals Celtic have already the title wrapped up and are 13 points ahead. The goal for Gerrard and all at Rangers will be to close that gap, to do that he will have to probably beat his former manager Brendan Rodgers. It remains to be seen whether Gerrard will bring in any enforcements in terms of players over the summer, but it is likely he will to try and wrestle the title from Celtic season. Only time will tell how Gerrard will go at Ibrox in his first big job in management.


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