Aston Villa have named Steven Gerrard as their new head coach. Sign a contract for a period of three and a half years. Aston Villa have officially appointed Steven Gerrard as their new head coach at Villa Park. It is a contract for a period of three and a half years. Or until the end of the 2024-25 season.
“Aston Villa is a club with a long history in English football. I am extremely proud to be the new head coach. In my conversations with Nassef Wes and other executives. It was clear how ambitious the club’s plans were. And I look forward to helping them achieve that goal.”
“I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to everyone involved with Glasgow Rangers for giving me the opportunity to run a prestigious club. Help the team win the 55th league title that will always be in my heart. I wish the players, staff and supporters all the success in the future.” Gerrard said in an interview.
Sky Sports previously reported that Aston Villa had agreed a release clause for Gerrard with Rangers. The figure is around £3-4m. Including the arrival of assistant assistant Gary McAllister and the coaching staff.
Gerrard’s first game is the home game of Villa Park. With the visit of Brighton & Hove Albion on 20 November. While the key game that everyone is watching is a trip to former club Liverpool. December 11
CEO Christian Purslow said.
“The board of Aston Villa are delighted to appoint Steven as our new head coach.”
“He then took the brave decision to test himself in the intense. And high pressured environment of the Scottish Old Firm. His subsequent achievement in winning the Premiership title with Glasgow Rangers really caught our eye as did his experience in Europe.”
Gerrard is considered one of the greatest players in Premier League history. Scoring 186 goals in 710 appearances for Liverpool.