Steven Gerrard: ‘People want a problem between Brendan and me’

01 September 2018 09:59
On the eve of his first Old Firm derby as manager, Gerrard says his motivation is making Rangers fans happy againA city derby has seldom felt so personalised. From the moment Steven Gerrard was appointed as Rangers manager, his duel with Brendan Rodgers was a source of fascination. On Sunday, Celtic versus Rangers, to all intents and purposes, becomes Rodgers versus Gerrard. Brendan versus Stevie G.The true dynamic of the relationship between this pair, as manager and captain at Liverpool, has never been fully explained. Snippets from Gerrard’s autobiography suggest friction, but perhaps occasional friction is inevitable given the environment. Gerrard was by far the more significant figure at Liverpool but a player whose exit coincided with Rodgers’ spell in charge. Related: Ovie Ejaria goal fires nine-man Rangers past Ufa and into group stage Related: Celtic and Brendan Rodgers prepare for Europa League under a cloud | Ewan Murray Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian