Aston Villa announce Steven Gerrard as new manager


"The board of Aston Villa are delighted to appoint Steven as our new head coach," said CEO Christian Purslow.

"Since moving into coaching after his illustrious playing career, Steven began by managing and developing top young players in the Liverpool FC Academy which is experience we value highly at Aston Villa."

Gerrard guided Rangers to the Scottish Premiership title last season.