‘I’m excited’ – Rangers fans react to Steven Gerrard replacing Murty

According to report on Tuesday morningl Steven Gerrard is edging closer to Glasgow Rangers manager’s position after Graeme Murty was “sacked” of his duties.

The 43-year-old was relieved of his duties was sacked in the fallout of Rangers’ 5-0 Old Firm demolition at the hands of Celtic at Parkhead on Sunday from the Hoops claimed their seventh successive league title.

“Graeme Murty has this morning been relieved of his duties as manager of Rangers”, a statement on the club’s official website read.

“Rangers are grateful to Graeme, who did not hesitate when asked last October to become interim manager after the departure of Pedro Caixinha and then, at the turn of the year, when he was offered the role as manager until the end of the season.

“Graeme has had to contend with difficult and challenging circumstances but conducted himself in a thoroughly professional manner. He will take some time to consider his options, which include returning to his role at the Rangers Academy.

“The club hopes to be in a position to comment further on the managerial situation in the near future.”

BBC Sport claims that the 37-year-old, who currently holds the position of the Champions League semi-finalists’ Under 18 coach, is on the brink of accepting the role at Ibrox Stadium, which will be his first senior managerial job since announcing his intentions to get into coaching following his retirement from football in 2017.

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