PRESSURE EASES ON GERRARD AFTER WIN

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard was under a lot of pressure ahead of his team’s home clash with Mersey side outfit Everton in the Premier League. Steven Gerrard coped pressure after his team lost to newly promoted team Bournemouth on the opening weekend of the season.

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard watched on from the sidelines as hosts Bournemouth ran out 2-0 winners at the expense of his team. Jefferson Lerma scored the opener in the first half to give the Cherriesa slender lead at the half-time break. The win was sealed in the second half thanks to the goal from Welshman Kiefer Moore. Bournemouth were able to make a successful return to the top flight courtesy the goals from Lerma and Moore either side of the interval. Read more “PRESSURE EASES ON GERRARD AFTER WIN”

VILLA IN THREE-WAY BATTLE FOR COLLINS

Aston Villa are reportedly in a three-day battle to sign Republic of Ireland international Nathan Collins from relegated Premier League side Burnley during this summer’s transfer. This is according to the report from British media outlet talkSPORT which stated that two other teams in the Premier League are keen to sign the Irish centre back. Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard has targeted central defence as an area for new players and Collins is said to be under serious consideration for the job. Apart from Aston Villa, Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers are also interested in signing the former Stoke City player.


Steven Gerrard has already his team at the heart of defence this summer with the signing of Brazilian player Diego Carlos from Sevilla in the Spanish top flight and he could add the aforementioned Collins to his options.Villa signed Carlos from Sevilla in a deal said to be worth around £21m.
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LIVERPOOL: GERRARD ALMOST DELIVERED LEAGUE TITLE

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard almost delivered the league title for his beloved club while almost maintaining his professionalism after his Aston Villa almost produced a monumental result against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.


Manchester City came into the game against Steven Gerrard and his Villa side with the quest to get a win and seal the Premier League title. It was win or bust for City as failure to beat Villa would mean they won’t win any trophy this season if Liverpool beat Wolves in their own game. Gerrard and his players were determined to spoil the party for Manchester City. It must be said that they came close to spoiling the party for the Citizens until a five-minute world class spell blew Villa away in the second half.
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VILLA TRIO OUT OF WATFORD GAME

The Aston Villa trio of Marvelous Nakamba, Bertrand Traore and EzriKonsa will miss the visit of struggling Watford in the Premier League this weekend according to Steven Gerrard. Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard gave the update on his team ahead of the Hornets game during a press conference on Friday. According to him, all the other players are in contention except the abovementioned trio.

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Villa boss Gerrard told reporters that nothing has changed from the injury update he gave last week ahead of the Premier League trip to face Newcastle United at St. James Park and that Nakamba, Konsa and Traore will miss the Watford game. His team produced one of worst performances under his watch against the Magpies as they lost 1-0 courtesy the first half free-kick from Englishman Kieran Trippier who joined Newcastle United from Spanish La Liga champions Atletico Madrid at the start of January.
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GERRARD TAKES VILLA INTO TOP HALF

Aston Villa have undergone a quick transformation for the better under new manager Steven Gerrard within a short space of time. Villa were on a run of five consecutive defeats in the Premier League when senior club officials turned to Steven Gerrard as the replacement forthe sacked Dean Smith. Since then, Villa have been looking up rather than down with Gerrard in the dugout. He has won four of his six league games as the Villa manager and that has propelled the team into the top half of the table. The Liverpool legend met Aston Villa  in the bottom five but he has been able to take them to tenth spot on the back of the away win over Norwich City on Tuesday night.

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Steven Gerrard began his Villa career with a win in the Premier League via a 2-0 success at home to Brighton and Hove Albion. Ollie Watkins and Tyrone Mings scored in the last ten minutes to give Gerrard a winning start following his move from Scottish Premiership giants Rangers whom he won the league title with last season without a defeat.
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SCOTTISH LEAGUE: RANGERS EXTEND VICTORY RUN

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Scottish Premiership champions Rangers have extended their winning run to three games after their comeback victory at St. Johnstone. Rangers had to work hard to seal a 2-1 win over their hosts with all the three goals coming in the second half.

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard returned to the Rangers dugout for the away game at St. Johnstonein the league after Covid-19 ruled him out of the last game at home to Celtic in the Old Firm Derby. Without Steven Gerrard on the sidelines, Rangers claimed bragging rights in the Old Firm Derby thanks to the goal from Swedish national team centre back Filip Helander in the second half. Read more “SCOTTISH LEAGUE: RANGERS EXTEND VICTORY RUN”

WINGER LEFT OUT OF LIVERRPOOL SQUAD

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo has been left out of the 34-man squad heading to Austria for a pre-season training camp. Ojo was the obvious name missing when the squad for Austria was announced earlier this week. Liverpool head to Austria to start their training camp on Monday, July 12. There was no news on the reason for his omission from the Reds squad travelling to Salzburg, Austria at the start of next week to start preparations for the 2021/22 campaign.

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Ojo has two years left on his current deal with Liverpool though a recent poll monitored by the Liverpool Echo showed that 80% of the Reds fans who participated won’t mind seeing him leave the club this summer.
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GERRARD ON EVERTON RADAR

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano has stated that Everton are interested in making Steven Gerrard their new manager. The journalist talked about Steven Gerrard and the interest from the other half of Merseyside on the ‘Here We Go’ podcast. According to him, the Liverpool legend is on their radar.

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Steven Gerrard is a Liverpool icon having come through the youth system at the club before making his first team debut. The Rangers boss went on to captain the team for several years. He was the Liverpool skipper when the Reds produced the miracle of Istanbul to beat AC Milan.
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GERRARD ON VILLA RADAR

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is reportedly on the radar of Premier League club Aston Villa with the owners looking to appoint a big name manager that will attract quality signings to the club.

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The Villa interest in Rangers FC of Scotland manager Steven Gerrard was revealed by Football Insider. On the possibility of the Rangers boss taking over at Villa Park, ex-Premier League striker Kevin Philips said the former European champions are in a safe pair of hands with Dean Smith before adding that Steven Gerrard has a bright future ahead of him at Rangers.
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GERRARD REVEALS 18-MONTH PLAN FOR PLAYER

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has revealed the 18-month plan for Nathan Patterson who has just signed a new deal at the club. Steven Gerrard talked about the plan from now till the end of next season in reaction to the new deal penned by the young defender. According to Steven Gerrard, himself and the sporting director Ross Wilson have discussed the plan for the next 18 months with the player and have made their expectations clear to the Scotland u-21 international.


Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard said that Nathan Patterson is an example of the pathway that exists for youth team players. According to him, the Academy players at Rangers have the opportunity to make the step up to the first team squad just like Nathan Patterson. Read more “GERRARD REVEALS 18-MONTH PLAN FOR PLAYER”