Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Eddie Howe to be perfect for Parkhead – and insisted a silverware showdown with Steven Gerrard blows most options in England out of the water.
Celtic chiefs are confident they can thrash out the small print on a deal to land the former Bournemouth boss and could have him on board this week.
Redknapp – who is also a former Cherries gaffer – snapped up Howe as a player when he was manager at Portsmouth and has been keeping tabs on his dugout career as he led Bournemouth from the basement division to the EPL.
Howe’s miracle work on the south coast has fired the manager in to the frame for several positions down south – with Record Sport revealing Howe had knocked back two EPL gigs last week.Celtic are hoping to pip Crystal Palace and Newcastle.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk