Darren Bent has urged Steven Gerrard to not rush right into a high Premier League job.
Gerrard’s Rangers are inside touching distance of successful a primary Scottish Premiership title since 2011 as they lead rivals Celtic by 18 factors.
On high of that, the Liverpool legend has led his aspect to the Europa League final 16 the place they’ll face Slavia Prague.
Gerrard is likely one of the bookmakers’ favourites to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Anfield because the reigning Premier League champions at the moment languish in sixth place.
However Bent believes the previous England captain ought to bide his time earlier than taking up a high Premier League job.
He informed talkSPORT: “I’d nonetheless wait a pair extra years after which I’d in all probability take one other job.
“That Liverpool job… he [Gerrard] is an absolute legend of Liverpool Soccer Membership and the Premier League.
“It’s not just like the [Frank] Lampard alternative the place that was simply excellent. Him and Jody Morris, Jody Morris already knew all the youngsters they already had, in order that function fitted completely.
“For Steven Gerrard, there’s time on his palms.
“I absolutely perceive Chelsea do issues in another way. When you’re not doing it for six months, you’re gone.
“However he nonetheless would have checked out that Lampard state of affairs and gone, ‘possibly not fairly but.’”
Liverpool are 19 factors behind Premier League leaders Man City and have misplaced their final 4 house video games.
Earlier this month, Reds fan David informed talkSPORT he needed Gerrard to exchange Klopp within the Anfield sizzling seat after his crew have been thrashed 4-1 by City.
He mentioned: “I need Jurgen Klopp to go away.
“Do you bear in mind with Brendan Rodgers once we misplaced 6-1 away to Stoke City? Liverpool this season have had two horrible defeats – the 7-2 to Aston Villa and now this 4-1 to City.
“They even misplaced to Brighton and Burnley at house. This can be a disaster however I don’t suppose Jurgen Klopp can clear up it.
“Why did Jurgen Klopp not suppose what would possibly occur if Van Dijk bought injured? He ought to have introduced in defenders on January 1.”
He continued: “I need Gerrard as a result of Gerrard has received the league with Rangers I’d get him.
“Gerrard would get some mentality again to the crew. Gerrard is a pacesetter. We haven’t bought a pacesetter on the pitch.”