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.
Few would have predicted Gio Van Bronckhorst to be gone by November when Rangers were in Seville for the Europa League Final.
However, the domestic blues coupled with the worst ever Champions League campaign in history left the Dutchman with an uphill battle to save his job.
And that was a battle which he ultimately lost on Monday as he was dismissed days after his one-year Ibrox anniversary.But what comes next? Record Sport revealed Michael Beale is keen on an emotional Rangers return and QPR will not stand in the way of Steven Gerrard's trusted lieutenant if Ibrox chiefs come calling.
But Rangers are likely to speak to more than one candidate as they aim to find a boss capable of sparking an unlikely title bid as they trail by nine points to champions Celtic.Kevin Muscat is among the favourites with the bookies with Sean Dyche, Ralph Hassenhutl and Kjetil Knutsen other names in the frame.It's a mammoth decision for the Ibrox board with Champions League football and the riches that come with it on the line for the team who wins the Scottish Premiership.Rangers chief Stewart Robertson was reportedly snapped heading to London on Monday night as the Ibrox side step up their pursuit of Gio van Bronckhorst's successor.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk