Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Gerrard 's first team have been dealt a difficult hand with defensive injuries with Connor Goldso n's availability unknown and Filip Helander being carried off during the win over St Johnstone at the weekend.
Jack Simpson isn't registered in the Europa League squad which potentially leave Leon Balogun as the only fit senior centre-back.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk