Steven Gerrard has rejected ‘exciting’ job offers since Aston Villa sacking
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 12
Steven Gerrard was sacked by Aston Villa in October (Picture: Getty)

Steven Gerrard has revealed he has rejected ‘exciting’ club and international job offers since being sacked by .

The former Liverpool captain after a poor start to the season in which Aston Villa won just twice in the league and dropped perilously close to the relegation zone.

Gerrard spent three successful years at Rangers before returning to the and guided the Scottish club to their .

But it was a different story for Gerrard at Villa, who won just 13 of their 40 games under the Anfield legend before soaring up the table under former Arsenal boss .

Despite his poor 11-month spell in charge of Aston Villa, Gerrard still has many admirers in the game and has turned down several job offers over the past six months.

‘You have to reset, wait and be patient for the fire and fight to return,’ Gerrard, 42, told the .

‘I’ve been offered opportunities to manage at club and international level since I left Villa, including an exciting opportunity in an overseas league, but none have been right for me at this time.

Gerrard spent just 11 months in the Villa Park hot-seat (Picture: Getty)

‘In the meantime, I’m enjoying being an Uber driver for my girls and my little boy.’

Gerrard was linked with a sensational move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the year, while he was .

Reflecting on his time at Villa Park, the legendary midfielder said: ‘They gave me an opportunity in the Premier League and it was a successful experience initially because we achieved the remit of guiding the team away from the bottom of the table to safety.

‘I’ve had time to analyse and reflect thoroughly on the challenges of our second season. In football, you have to learn from your mistakes and take strength from your successes.’

Aston Villa have been one of the most in-form teams in the Premier League since Emery replaced Gerrard. They are sixth with eight games remaining, nine points outside the Champions League places.


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