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Aston Villa: Fans react to Steven Gerrard links

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Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is interested in taking over at Aston Villa, according to The Telegraph.

And, as to be expected, a number of Villa fans have been reacting to the update on social media.

Villa are on the hunt for a new manager after parting ways with Dean Smith on Sunday, and it seems as if the next man in the Villa Park dugout could well be Gerrard.

The Telegraph shared a story on Tuesday evening, suggesting that Villa are now set to make an official approach to Rangers for the 41-year-old, who is reportedly keen to move to the Midlands.

Christian Purslow reportedly addressed the Villa players who have not gone away on international duty on Monday, stating a new boss would be in place in seven days.

The recent report also adds that Villa look set to move for Gerrard’s assistants Gary McAllister and Michael Beale, should discussions with the Scottish giants prove to be successful. Ashley Preece has since claimed that Gerrard to Villa is all but done.

Would you take Gerrard at Villa?

Yes, get him in!

Yes, get him in!

No, look elsewhere!

No, look elsewhere!

As such, there has been a debate among AVFC supporters over whether Gerrard would be a good appointment, having taken the Scottish Premiership title off of the hands of Celtic last season, but with no prior experience in senior management.

Villa fans react

Well-known Villa fan page @villareport shared The Telegraph’s claim on Twitter on Tuesday evening. This is what these Villa fans had to say in reply, with some sharing their positive and negative thoughts and one labelling it as ‘ludicrous’.

“I don’t get it. Sack a man who’s got years of experience including the Premier League and well thought of as a coach. Have someone who’s managing a team in a second rate league has limited experience of coaching. Villa need to set their sights higher.”

Credit: @mickstan63

“Yeah I might as well just deactivate again”

Credit: @MasonUTFV

“Oh no”

Credit: @Jannetts_

“This is absolutely ludicrous. We’ll be going down if this happens.”

Credit: @thepostmaterial

“GET INNNNNNN”

Credit: @DG_Villa1

“High ceiling. Let’s do this. UTV”

Credit: @myburneraccou11

“SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON WE’RE GOING FOR THE TITLE CHARGE”

Credit: @catrinavfc

In other news: Reps of 9-honour boss now contact Villa in late-night update; Ranieri called him ‘intelligent’. 


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