Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has been named the new Rangers manager after he put pen to paper on a four-year deal.
Until his appointment, the former England international midfielder was a youth team coach at Liverpool and is now expected to start his new job at Ibrox this summer.
While speaking with the club’s website on being named Rangers manager, Gerrard said: “I am honoured to become the next manager of Rangers.”
“I have enormous respect for this football club, and its history and tradition. I can’t wait to start this new journey at Rangers as we look to build on the many successes that this club has achieved.”
According to the club, his backroom staff “will be announced in due course”.
Steven Gerrard has been a youth team coach at Liverpool since he retired at the club in 2016 having won nine trophies and made 710 appearances in almost two decades.
He was the Reds skipper for almost 12 years in addition to captaining the England national team at three of the six major tournaments at which he featured.
Gerrard played on 114 occasions for the Three Lions of England.