Steven Gerrard's first words as Aston Villa boss after Liverpool legend leaves Rangers


Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has left Rangers to replace Dean Smith as the new manager of Aston Villa

Gerrard outlined his ambition to succeed after being named the Villans' new manager.

The Liverpool legend, during his three seasons at the Scottish top-flight helped Rangers win their first Scottish Premiership title in a decade.

He will now take on the challenge of managing in the Premier League.

And one of his first games as Villa boss will see him return to Anfield when his new side take on Liverpool on Saturday, December 11.

"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 told Aston Villa's club website , in his first words since taking the job.

"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."

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