Steven Gerrard Makes ‘Support Staff’ Addition at Aston Villa

 Steven Gerrard Makes ‘Support Staff’ Addition at Aston Villa

According to Gregg Evans of The Athletic, Steven Gerrard has recruited Liverpool’s Phil Roscoe to his ‘support staff’ at Aston Villa.

Gerrard took over as manager of Villa last November and is still making an impact.

The 41-year-old is one of Liverpool’s greatest legends, having made the third club’s most appearances and scored the fifth most goals.

Following his retirement, he resumed his coaching career as their Under-18 coach.

Former Liverpool Under-23 coach Michael Beale and ex-Liverpool midfielder Gary McAllister, who played 87 appearances for the club, are already part of his Villa coaching staff.

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Gerrard is adding to his Villa behind-the-scenes squad, Evans tweeted on Friday afternoon.

Roscoe will join from LFC’ to take up a job as head of player welfare after a 17-year career on Merseyside.

On the 23rd of April, he was invited to witness Villa play Leicester City.

Gerrard will be delighted to have secured this position; Evans describes Roscoe’s role as “very important,” with him working closely with the first-team squad.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Raheem Sterling were both integrated into the first team set-up under his watch at Anfield.

It will be intriguing to see if Gerrard looks to recruit any players from his old club this summer.

Reds centre-back Joe Gomez is his ‘no. 1 target’ ahead of the transfer window, according to Football Insider.