Liverpool legend Gerrard lands new job following Aston Villa sack

Climbing up the table: Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard

Liverpool legend Gerrard lands new job following Aston Villa sack

Izuchukwu Akawor 13:57 - 15.11.2022

The legendary Liverpool midfielder is delighted to be back in business after he was booted out from the Villa Park.

Former Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard has landed a new role weeks after the Premier League club sacked him.

The Villians sacked Gerrard after a poor start to the campaign which ended after a 3-0 defeat at Leeds United.

He lasted just under a year at the Villa Park having replaced Dean Smith in November 2021.

Steven Gerrard (right) lost 1-0 to Liverpool on his return to Anfield as Aston Villa manager

But the 42-year-old is back to work while Villa has since moved on to former Arsenal boss, Unai Emery.

Gerrard signs for an online platform

Ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Liverpool legend has put pen to paper with the online platform, M88 Mansion.

Gerrard will be a brand ambassador for the bookmakers throughout the World Cup.

Steven Gerrard.

Speaking on the deal, Gerrard expressed his delight and is excited to share his views with Asian fans.

“I am delighted to join M88 Mansion as their brand ambassador for the World Cup," said Gerrard per Birmingham mail.

"I couldn’t be more excited to share my experiences from my time on the field, especially my views and opinion to the Asian sports fans regarding the upcoming World Cup.”

Steven Gerrard was sacked by Villa after just under a year.

According to the company, Gerrard's role will be to "focus on bolstering the company’s positions in the Southeast Asian market.

Also, the Premier League legend will engage with local sports and soccer fans through digital channels and various promotional activities tailored to regional preferences.