Steven Gerrard: Aston Villa sacks manager after loss to Fulham
Fulham’s 3-0 defeat to Villa on Thursday was the end for Steven Gerrard. After a string of poor results,
Villa fired its manager. The club is now just above the Premier League’s relegation zone. The side sits in 17th place after 11 matches, out of the bottom three only on tiebreaker.
Villa is currently in th place after its four matches. Gerrard was only able to offer a token statement that read: “We would like to thank Steven for his hard work and commitment and wish him well for the future.”
Villa did not offer any explanations for the decision. He only offered Gerrard a token message that said: “We would like Steven to thank Steven for all his hard work and dedication and wish him well for future .”
.” The announcement of Gerrard’s dismissal came shortly after his post match press conference, in which he stated that he shared the frustrations and pain of fans and that he was honest about the fact that they aren’t enjoying it at the moment. I’m not. We’ll see how things develop. You know, and I know that I’m in a very difficult situation right now That proved prophetic as Gerrard now searches for work elsewhere to jump-start his managerial career. Villa did not announce a permanent or interim hire for Gerrard’s successor. Mauricio Pochettino, former Tottenham manager, has been linked to a return in the Premier League with Villans. Since being fired by PSG this summer, he has been absent from work.
Whoever takes over will have to inspire what has been a stale attack. Villa has scored just seven goals in its 11 league matches, with no player on the club having more than one. For perspective, four players in the league, Erling Haaland (15 goals), Harry Kane (nine), Ivan Toney and Aleksandar Mitrovic (eight apiece) have each outscored Villa to this point.
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