Aston Villa have confirmed Steven Gerrard has left the membership with fast impact within the wake of their defeat to Fulham.
The loss at Craven Cottage was the most recent in a string of poor outcomes for Gerrard, who has overseen a run of 1 Premier League win in eight video games. Villa at the moment are seventeenth within the desk, solely above the relegation zone on targets scored.
Gerrard had beforehand impressed with Rangers, the place he gained the Scottish Premiership title earlier than succeeding Dean Smith as Villa supervisor in November 2021.
Summer season signings Diego Carlos and Boubacar Kamara have suffered long run accidents whereas drama over the membership captaincy – Gerrard eliminated Tyrone Mings and appointed John McGinn – additionally offered an undesirable off-field distraction.
A press release reads: “We want to thank Steven for his arduous work and dedication and want him nicely for the longer term.”
Gerrard’s assistant, Michael Beale, left Villa Park in the summertime to develop into Queens Park Rangers supervisor. He has since rejected an method from Wolves, who’re backing interim boss Steve Davis till 2023.