Steven Gerrard's two-word response to Newcastle United speculation

Steven Gerrard says speculation linking him with Newcastle United is “fake news”.

By Miles Starforth
Tuesday, 09 July, 2019, 05:00
Steven Gerrard.

The Rangers manager has been considered by the club as it looks to replace Rafa Benitez.

A report yesterday claimed that Gerrard had turned down Newcastle, though club sources insisted that there hadn’t been an approach.

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Gerrard was asked about speculation linking him with the United job ahead of tonight’s Europa League qualifier against Gibraltar side St Joseph’s.

The 39-year-old said: “Fake news. Not that I’m aware of.”