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.
Celtic ’s humbling at the hands of Midjtylland means the Hoops drop into the Europa League leaving Rangers as the sole Scots in the Champions League.
St Johnstone are also embarking on a Europa League excursion while Hibs and Aberdeen are holding up the Saltire in the newly-created Conference League.
But who could all five face should they - as hoped - make it to the play-off round? Record Sport takes a club-by-club look ahead of the draws.
It’s Rangers’ first venture into the millionaire’s playground of the Champions League for a decade and ironically it’s Malmo - the last side they faced in the competition back in 2011 - who stand in the way of Steven Gerrard’s side and a play-off for the group stage jackpot.With a minimum £30m.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk