Birmingham news Michael Beale shares big regret as Steven Gerrard sent Rangers reminder PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - BirminghamLive brings you the latest Aston Villa news as Michael Beale reflects on his time with Steven Gerrard
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Michael Beale has one big regret from his time working under Steven Gerrard as an assistant head coach. The former Aston Villa assistant left his role with Gerrard at the start of June to take up the vacant managerial post at Queens Park Rangers. The duo had worked together for four years, alongside Gary McAllister and other members of the team who followed Gerrard to Villa Park from Rangers. Gerrard and Beale, who are both formerly of the Liverpool academy set-up, delivered Rangers ' first SPL title for a decade in 2021, as they remained unbeaten throughout the season and pipped Old Firm rivals Celtic to the championship. But Beale and Gerrard both regret not winning more titles during their time in Scotland. READ MORE: Alfredo Morelos' role to play in double Aston Villa transfer amid Rangers U-turn READ MORE: Arsenal handed brutal transfer verdict amid £50m Aston Villa claims After being unveiled as the new QPR boss, Beale said: "I loved my time in Scotland and the one or two moments when I got hot-headed was me turning into one of you guys. I was forgetting I come from Kent! "We lived an amazing experience together in 20/21. To play 56 games and lose just two [cup matches] - plus a third on penalties - left me frustrated. I know people were running around, singing and dancing in the streets. But, I wasn't.
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." Villa head coach Gerrard would agree, after he said on the Overlap back in April: "It took a lot of time and setbacks, disappointment, tough days to get to the team and the club where we wanted to be to really go toe-to-toe and that was probably in year three. We should have won the League Cup in year two, we totally dominated them. "That still doesn’t sit well with me, but when we first played Brendan Rodgers’ team, he out played us, there was a serious gap in quality to the level of players that they had to what we had. With time we really had to do a full recycle of the full 11 and beyond that." Is Neil Critchley a good replacement for Beale? Tell us in the comments section... READ NEXT: Barcelona's latest Philippe Coutinho mistake as Aston Villa profit from £600m boost Aaron Ramsey can save Aston Villa millions in the transfer window The 19 Aston Villa players Steven Gerrard expected to be without for start of pre-season training Aston Villa poised for £20million cash injection as Steven Gerrard plots new signings Nottingham Forest eye £17.5m striker swoop which could end Aston Villa transfer bid
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