Aston Villa have appointed Steven Gerrard as supervisor on a three-and-a-half-year deal, ending his three-year reign at Rangers.
The previous Liverpool captain, 41, leaves the Scottish champions having guided them to a primary league title in 10 years final season.
Gerrard replaces Dean Smith, who was sacked on Sunday after a run of 5 successive defeats.
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Villa are sixteenth within the Premier League, two factors above the relegation zone.
“Aston Villa is a club with a rich history and tradition in English football and I am immensely proud to become its new head coach,” stated Gerrard.
“In my conversations with [co-owners] Nassef [Sawiris], Wes [Edens] 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 aims.”