Gerrard ‘not short of offers’ after confirming MK Dons job snub

Date published: Tuesday 22nd November 2016 9:43

Steven Gerrard has reportedly set his sights on two other coaching roles after informing MK Dons he won’t become their manager.

The Liverpool legend was approached to succeed Karl Robinson in the hotseat at the League One strugglers, but has rejected the request after twice meeting with club officials.

Gerrard is back in the UK and looking for a route back into the game after his contract with LA Galaxy came to an end.

His former Liverpool coach Brendan Rodgers recently ruled out a reunion with the player at Celtic.

But a return to Anfield could now be on the cards with Jurgen Klopp always saying he would welcome Gerrard back. It is understood that the club are ready to hold informal talks about their star player returning.

The Daily Mirror claims these talks are likely to be put on hold until after the busy festive period, in the meantime which, Gerrard could also take a coaching role in Gareth Southgate’s new England regime.

Southgate was interviewed for the permanent role of England manager recently and the FA are expected to confirm his appointment imminently.

And one of his first appointments could be handed a coaching role to Gerrard, who remains very much admired by both Southgate and officials at the FA.

Either way, Gerrard doesn’t look to be short of job offers and it’s expected a return to the game will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

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