Liverpool are set to play Rangers in a friendly, which will see Steven Gerrard enter the Anfield dugout as a manager for the first time [This is Anfield].
Due to restrictions imposed on travel due to the pandemic, the Reds are expected stay local in their 2021/22 pre-season preparations [Daily Record].
The event is mooted to be scheduled for around late July, potentially in line to be the first full capacity game at Anfield since Liverpool’s Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid in March 2020 [BBC].
The former Liverpool captain won’t be the only individual returning to the Merseyside giants, as former Liverpool coaches Michael Beale, Gary McAllister, Tom Culshaw and Gary Milson alongside ex-player Ryan Kent get set to re-acquaint with Jurgen Klopps’s side [This Is Anfield].
Excited by the news, loads of Liverpool fans took to Twitter to share their excitement regarding these latest developments.
Liverpool fans react:
Here is what some Liverpool fans had to say upon hearing about the clash:
“This could be a belter of a pre season game”
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