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Steven Gerrard says he will have no divided loyalties when his Aston Villa team play Liverpool

Steven Gerrard has insisted that he will not have divided loyalties when he takes his new team Aston Villa to face former club Liverpool next month.

In his first in-depth interview since being named Dean Smith’s successor, the Reds and England legend described his enthusiasm for accepting the position and revealed that his team will be aiming for three points from their trip to Merseyside.

The test clash will be the fifth at the helm at Villa Park, and Gerrard was quick to reveal to fans and his players that his focus is firmly on achieving success at the expense of his former team.

Steven Gerrard says he will have no divided loyalties when his Aston Villa team take on Liverpool

Steven Gerrard says he will have no divided loyalties when his Aston Villa team take on Liverpool

Gerrard is a club legend at Anfield but has insisted his goal is to score all three points there.

Gerrard is a club legend at Anfield but has insisted his goal is to score all three points there.

Gerrard is a club legend at Anfield but has insisted his goal is to score all three points there.

Asked about the preparation for his return by VillaTVGerrard, 41, said: ‘I don’t think I or anyone else can control the noise. That is not important to me.

“The important thing is the possibility of going to Anfield and winning, of getting the maximum points, which is the attitude and the mentality that we have in every game. It is what it is.

‘I want to win every game. My priority and focus, and everything that I will give on a daily basis, will be for Aston Villa. One thing that I can guarantee to the fans, the players and the staff here is that when I commit to something, I do it all. ”

Villa quickly identified Gerrard as his number one target after firing former boss Dean Smith.

Villa quickly identified Gerrard as his number one target after firing former boss Dean Smith.

Villa quickly identified Gerrard as his number one target after firing former boss Dean Smith.

Villa parted ways with Smith earlier this month after a terrible five-game losing streak in the Premier League, which left them hovering just above the drop zone at 16th.

Gerrard was immediately identified as the club’s first-choice target to take over, with owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens impressed by his success with the Rangers.

Christian Purslow, Villa’s CEO, also favored hiring the all-time greats.

Negotiations were quickly closed, the Rangers paid £ 2.5 million in compensation, and Gerrard has now admitted that he is enjoying getting started.

Gerrard's success with the Rangers, his first senior management job, impressed Villa's board members.

Gerrard's success with the Rangers, his first senior management job, impressed Villa's board members.

Gerrard’s success with the Rangers, his first senior management job, impressed Villa’s board members.

Dean Smith parted ways with Villa, his childhood club, eight days ago after a slump in form.

Dean Smith parted ways with Villa, his childhood club, eight days ago after a slump in form.

Dean Smith parted ways with Villa, his childhood club, eight days ago after a slump in form.

“I think Aston Villa sells itself,” he added. “It is an iconic football club that I know quite well from outside. I’m excited to get involved on the inside, start building relationships, get into boot camp, and get started.

“The emotion levels are very, very high. I’m very ambitious and the start can’t come fast enough. ‘

During his lengthy meeting with the club’s internal media channel, the iconic former midfielder also said that he has been inspired by working with coaches in the past.

“I have been fortunate to have worked with many elite coaches,” Gerrard said. “I think it’s very important for me to be myself, to put my own stamp on things.

The all-time great (center) memorably won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005

The all-time great (center) memorably won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005

The all-time great (center) memorably won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005

“What I’m guilty of is taking things and learning a lot from all the managers, not just those I’ve worked with from a close point of view, the managers around the game.”

Gerrard topped the shortlist ahead of Brentford manager Thomas Frank and Denmark manager Kasper Hjulmand, although the latter had no interest in taking the job.

Belgium coach Roberto Martínez was another candidate, but he had reservations.

In the end, however, it was Gerrard who was appointed and at his inauguration, he described himself as “immensely proud.”

Gerrard also described his eagerness to start, with his first game against Brighton soon.

Gerrard also described his eagerness to start, with his first game against Brighton soon.

Gerrard also described his eagerness to start, with his first game against Brighton soon.

“ In my conversations with Nassef, Wes and the rest of the Board, it was apparent how ambitious their plans are for the club and I am looking forward to helping them achieve their goals, ” Gerrard told the club. official website.

“I would like to express my sincere thanks to everyone associated with Glasgow Rangers for giving me the opportunity to lead such an iconic football club.

“Helping them achieve a record-breaking 55th league title will always hold a special place in my heart. I would like to wish the players, the staff and the fans the best for the future. ”

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