The prediction of former Manchester United player is coming true as Steve Gerrard Aston Villa is just an edge above from the Relegation zone this season. The English club from Aston, Birmingham, had led their foundation in 1874. They are one of the oldest and most successful clubs in the English Premier League. Moreover, they are one of the five English clubs that have won the European Cup. Aston Villa have won 7 League titles, 7 FA Cups as well as EFL or Carabao cup 5 times. They have also won the 1982 UEFA super cup. Moreover, the Villans are the fifth in terms of English all-time table.
But somehow or the other the Villans have lost their touch in the top level of the English Premier League. Aston Villa haven’t got their hands on any of the English trophies in the recent seasons. Villans under the management of the former Liverpool and England centre midfielder Steven Gerrard are hoping for improvement to their side. Former Liverpool captain on his arrival brought Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Digne, Robin Olsen as well as Calum Chambers in January this season. Moreover, the Englishman also made some promising changes to the English side in the Summer Transfer window. Bring in, Boubacar Kamara, Diego Carlos, Ludwig Augustinsson, Jan Bednarek along with Leander Dendoncker.
How things went wrong for Steve Gerrard to bring Aston Villa up in the table?
But after all, there is not much change to the English side even after various arrivals at the Villa Park. The English club were 14th in the points table. Just 10 points above the relegation zone. Aston Villa won 13 out of their 38 games with 6 draws and 19 losses to the Steven Gerrard side.
With another season at the corner, Villa fans all around the world are hoping for a better result from their beloved club. But, with the decrease of the solitary positions from the previous ranking, much work is yet to be done by the Liverpool Legend. Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa are currently at 15th in the points table this season. With 1 draw, 4 losses and 2 wins in their opening 7 games. Defeating Southampton and Everton at Villa park, were the only time for the Villa fans to pop bottles and champagne.
Moreover, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville said:
“There was a period last season where, watching Villa, I liked the way they set up, I liked the style of play, and I thought he was having a real impact on them. But, He’s lost his coach [Michael Beale], who has been with him, and that could have an impact.
“A little bit worried about them – they won’t go down, but I don’t think it will be a brilliant season. I felt there was a little bit of frustration in Stevie towards the end of last season that he wasn’t quite getting what he wanted from them.”
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