Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits he has put his old feuds with legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson to seek advice.
Gerrard won the William Hill Scottish Football Writers of the Year award in Glasgow after leading the Rangers to their first title in a decade since their reform and Ferguson hailed the former Reds midfielder at Ibrox as ” magnificent “.
“He is an iconic figure in the game. Without any fault on our part, we have become big and big rivals to Liverpool and Manchester United, the two biggest clubs in British football.
“We were huge rivals for many years and he’s someone who, even though he was a rival, I admired him tremendously because he’s an iconic figure in the game. made in the game is up there with the best that ever lived. So I am really flattered and humbled by his words.
“I’m going to tell you a little secret: I’ve had a few conversations with him.
“Since I retired we’ve broken our rivalry and he’s given me time on the phone to talk to him about a few things, a few questions to do with management here at Rangers.
“He’s been fantastic in these conversations. At some point, I would like to have the chance to sit with him and have a coffee.
“He’s okay with that and it’s fantastic from his point of view because he doesn’t have to give me his time, especially as a rival. But I think it shows what type of man he is. He’s not just the iconic manager. We all know. “