Has Steven Gerrard been sacked?

Steven Gerrard's time at Aston Villa hasn't gone to plan so far.

The former Liverpool manager took the reigns from Dean Smith in November 2021, joining the Midlands club from Scottish giants Rangers, after a largely successful spell in Glasgow.

Gerrard arrived at Villa Park with some high expectations on his shoulders, but after a poor start to life as a Premier League manager, it looks as though his time is running out.

Has Steven Gerrard been sacked?

No. There were some suggestions on social media on Monday night that Steven Gerrard had been let go by Aston Villa, but as of today, he is still in charge at Villa Park.

Unless something rather drastic changes in the next 24 hours, Gerrard will be in the dugout for Villa's match against Fulham tomorrow evening.

All content in this article is accurate as of Wednesday, October 19th.

Will Steven Gerrard be sacked?

It is impossible to say whether the Aston Villa board are legitimately considering sacking Steven Gerrard, but the bookmakers' odds suggest he is on borrowed time.

The 42-year-old is as short as 1/8 to be the next Premier League manager to leave their position. Southampton's Ralph Hasenhuttl (6/1) and Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers (8/1) are also believed to be in contention for the chop.

Who will replace Steven Gerrard at Aston Villa?

Bookmakers have begun offering odds for the next permanent Aston Villa manager, with former Spurs and PSG gaffer Mauricio Pochettino the hot favourite for the role at 8/13.

You can find out more about who is in line to replace Gerrard here.

This Article's Topics

Explore new topics and discover content that's right for you!