Steven Gerrard appointed as new Aston Villa manager

Thu 11 November 2021 | 11:04

Liverpool legend has returned to the Premier League to take charge at Villa Park.

Liverpool legend



, who led the Rangers to the Scottish Premiership title last season, has officially been appointed as the new

Aston Villa

manager in what appears to be a three-and-a-half-year contract.

Having lost five of their last domestic matches, Villa are currently sitting 16


in the Premier League table and fans are hoping to experience better days with the arrival of the legendary playmaker.

"Aston Villa is a club with a rich history and tradition in English football and I am immensely proud to become its new head coach,"

Gerrard said.

"In my conversations with Nassef, Wes and the rest of the board, it was apparent how ambitious their plans are for the club and I am looking forward to helping them achieve their aims.

"I would like to express my sincere gratitude to everybody associated with Glasgow Rangers for giving me the opportunity to manage such an iconic football club.

"Helping them secure a record-breaking 55th league title will always hold a special place in my heart. I would like to wish the players, staff and supporters the very best for the future."

source: SportMob

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