Aston Villa: 5 things that Steven Gerrard needs to fix in his new role

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Steven Gerrard is in at Aston Villa after leaving Rangers - and he's got a lot of tasks to get started on during the international break, as Villa lie down in the bottom half of the table.

Things haven't been plain sailing for the midlands outfit since selling talismanic captain and low-sock aficionado Jack Grealish to Manchester City for a nine-figure sum. But surely, Gerrard has the tools to work with at his disposal, since Villa have reinvested most of that money in the playing team?

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.