Sport Steven Gerrard planning move for former Liverpool teammate

12:56  17 may  2018
12:56  17 may  2018 Source:   thejournal.ie

Rangers job too good to turn down for Gerrard

  Rangers job too good to turn down for Gerrard He will leave his role at the Liverpool academy after only one season but Steven Gerrard says the Rangers job was too big an opportunity.As he prepares to make his first move into senior management, Liverpool icon Steven Gerrard says the position at Rangers was too good a chance to pass up.

Steven Gerrard 's move into management is only "a matter of time" according to former team - mate Jamie Carragher. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has previously stated there will always be a place for him back at his former club.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his final appearance at Anfield in a 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Barcelona forward Luis Suarez (right) hailed his former Liverpool team - mate as 'one of the greatest'.

Soccer Football - Rangers - Steven Gerrard Press Conference - Ibrox, Glasgow, Britain - May 4, 2018   New Rangers manager Steven Gerrard during the press conference   REUTERS/Scott Heppell © Catalyst Images Soccer Football - Rangers - Steven Gerrard Press Conference - Ibrox, Glasgow, Britain - May 4, 2018 New Rangers manager Steven Gerrard during the press conference REUTERS/Scott Heppell NEW RANGERS MANAGER Steven Gerrard has already made his first signing this week, but the former Liverpool captain is already working hard on bolstering his midfield with a former teammate in mind.

Gerrard has targeted the signing of Lazio midfielder and former Liverpool star Lucas Leiva as a key man in his plans to break Celtic’s domination in Scotland, The Sun reports.

The 31-year old moved to Lazio last summer in a £5 million move that ended his 10-year stay at Anfield. Reports indicate that Lazio are reluctant to sell but the player in question is keen to work under Gerrard.

Rangers job too good to turn down for Gerrard

  Rangers job too good to turn down for Gerrard He will leave his role at the Liverpool academy after only one season but Steven Gerrard says the Rangers job was too big an opportunity.As he prepares to make his first move into senior management, Liverpool icon Steven Gerrard says the position at Rangers was too good a chance to pass up.

Steven Gerrard hails Luis Suarez as his best ever team - mate as former Liverpool duo prepare to meet in pre-season friendly. The match in Pasadena will be a chance for the pair to catch up, with Gerrard leaving Liverpool after 17 years at the end of last term to move to Los Angeles.

LIVERPOOL 'S Steven Gerrard will make his final appearance at Anfield today when he faces Crystal Palace ahead of a summer move to LA Galaxy. Danny Murphy, former Liverpool team - mate and room-mate.

a man on a football field: The Brazilian has had an excellent season at Lazio. © Imago The Brazilian has had an excellent season at Lazio.

Lucas was in the spotlight earlier this month when it was revealed that he convinced Lazio to allow Liverpool use of their training ground as they prepared to take on his club’s bitter rivals AS Roma in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final.

Gerrard is also rumored to be considering moves for England veteran Jermaine Defoe and Liverpool youngster Dominic Solanke. With 35-year-old Defoe having two years left to run on his £65,000 per-week Bournemouth contract, Rangers are said to be interested in loan deals for the pair.

Steven Gerrard wearing a neck tie: The former Liverpool man took the Rangers job earlier this month. © Jeff Holmes The former Liverpool man took the Rangers job earlier this month.

In defence, another former teammate Martin Skrtel is also rumoured to be a target as Gerrard looks to stop bitter rivals Celtic claiming their eighth title in a row next season. Celtic finished 12 points ahead of third placed Rangers this season.

Rangers job too good to turn down for Liverpool legend Gerrard

  Rangers job too good to turn down for Liverpool legend Gerrard As he prepares to leave his role at the Anfield academy after only one season, the ex-England captain says an Ibrox post was too big an opportunityAs he prepares to make his first move into senior management, Liverpool icon Steven Gerrard says the position at Rangers was too good a chance to pass up.

With Steven Gerrard announcing his retirement, plenty of players will be looking back on their memories of the former Liverpool captain. 154 different players can count him as a team - mate .

CELTIC boss Brendan Rodgers is planning an ambitious move for former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard . England captain Steven Gerrard is set to play his last match at Liverpool 's home ground Anfield on Saturday 16th May 2015.

Related: Gerrard unveiled as Rangers manager [ReadSport]

Gallery: Steven Gerrard unveiled as Rangers manager: Former Liverpool captain and coach Steven Gerrard has officially been unveiled as the manager of Rangers.Gerrard has signed a four year deal with the Scottish club and will take charge at the end of the current season.The Rangers job will Gerrard’s first senior management role and he’ll be hoping to get the Glasgow club competing with local rivals Celtic, who have been dominating in Scotland for the last seven years.Plenty of media personnel and Rangers supporters were at Ibrox to welcome Gerrard to Rangers. Here are some of the best images from his unveiling. Gallery: Steven Gerrard unveiled as Rangers manager

Absolute icon Gerrard will be a great manager, says Kuyt .
The Dutchman spent six years playing alongside the midfielder at Liverpool and believes he has what it takes to be a success at RangersSteven Gerrard has all the attributes to be a great manager, according to his former Liverpool team-mate Dirk Kuyt.

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