Liverpool fans react as Everton reportedly considering Rangers manager Steven Gerrard
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has reportedly emerged as a target for Everton after Carlo Ancelotti made the shock return to Real Madrid. The Italian departed for his old club, six years after leaving, on Tuesday. Everton are considering Gerrard – prompting reaction from Liverpool fans.
Gerrard, 41, has been excellent for Rangers since joining the club in the summer of 2018. The Liverpool icon has stopped Celtic from achieving 10 in a row, going unbeaten through the entire 2020-21 league campaign. It comes as little surprise that Gerrard is attracting interest from down south.
According to The Athletic, Gerrard has emerged as a contender to replace Ancelotti. That is, despite being a legend of Liverpool – Everton’s biggest rivals. Gerrard still has a contract at Ibrox until the summer of 2024, and has won a whopping 112 of his 170 games in all competitions for the Gers.
What have Liverpool fans said about Gerrard at Everton?
Other contenders for the Everton job include out-of-work trio Nuno Espirito Santo, Eddie Howe and Frank Lampard. Kevin Campbell, meanwhile, wants ex-Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte, while Rafa Benitez is also a name that is being mentioned. But Gerrard is also said to be on Everton’s list.
Liverpool fans reacted on Twitter to the reports that Everton are considering Gerrard. Many laughed off the idea that the Anfield legend could end up in the Goodison dugout.