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Steven Gerrard: I’m hungry for more success

Sun 16 May 2021 | 10:01

Rangers celebrated their first league title in a decade after winning the last match of the season on Saturday.

Rangers

defeated

Aberdeen

with a 4-0 result on Saturday as they ended their Scottish Premiership campaign without a defeat. Having been appointed as the Light Blues’ boss in January 2018,

Steven Gerrard

built a team that finished the season with a remarkable record of 102 points from 38 matches. In a post-match interview with

Sky Sports

, Gerrard expressed his feelings about the league triumph.

"I've got a lot of experience. I've been a professional since I was 17 years of age. Sometimes these moments pass you by when you're younger.

"But I won't let another one of these moments ever pass me by again. What you have to sacrifice for moments like this, family-wise, on a daily basis - getting up really early, working late at night, sleeping through the night with stuff on your mind...

"I wanted to enjoy this moment because it's been a long time since I've smelled this success and the champagne.

"I absolutely stink right now. It feels really good and I want more of it. I'm as hungry as anyone."

Rangers have the chance to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 11 years. Gerrard’s most successful season as a player came in 2005 when he achieved European glory with Liverpool. The English coach says that success is now matched by his first trophy as a manager.

"It's right up there, because I love winning," he said. "That is my drive, that is my buzz, that is what I get out of bed for in the morning. My family will always be number one in my life, football will be number two.

"I have still got drive and hunger to achieve more. This is the first one, I hope it is the first of many."

The Gers had not been able to win the league for the last ten years. The team has completed a long journey to get back to the top of the Scottish football and Gerrard praises his players for their effort.

"Some of the numbers the players have posted this season has been really impressive.

"But when the dust settles we'll hit reset to go again. The expectation will go up but that's what happens at a club like this.

"It's special for all of us because we all worked ever so hard for it.

"The players deserve all the plaudits for it. And this fella next to me, James Tavernier, has been through more than most.

"I'm so pleased for him personally - as well as his team-mates - because they've given me absolutely everything."


source: SportMob