Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce comments on Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard

Newcastle United Head Coach Steve Bruce points during the Newcastle United Training Session at the Newcastle United Training Centre on October 16, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Steven Gerrard is the manager of Glasgow Rangers, while Frank Lampard is the Chelsea boss.

head coach Steven Gerrard of Rangers FC looks on during the UEFA Europa League group G match between BSC Young Boys and Rangers FC at Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf on October 3, 2019 in Bern,...Rangers manager Steven Gerrard

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has suggested to The Telegraph that he has been surprised to see Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard manage Rangers and Chelsea respectively.

Gerrard was appointed the Rangers manager in the summer of 2018 and is doing brilliantly at the Gers.

As for Lampard, after guiding Derby County to the Championship playoff final last season, the former England international midfielder was appointed the Chelsea boss in the summer of 2019.


Ahead of the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle this weekend, Bruce has suggested that he has been surprised that Lampard and Gerrard are in management now.

Bruce told The Telegraph: “It’s great to see somebody like Frank given the opportunity. There was a while with his generation where I didn’t think any were going to go into coaching. [Steven] Gerrard and Lampard, of that generation, are doing well.”

Frank Lampard manager of Chelsea controls the ball during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Chelsea FC at St Mary's Stadium on October 06, 2019 in Southampton, United...

Succeeding at Rangers and Chelsea

Gerrard has made Rangers very competitive and good enough to challenge bitter Old Firm rivals Celtic for the Scottish Premiership title this season.

There is a very good chance that the Gers will win the league title this campaign.

As for Chelsea, the Blues are unlikely to challenge for the Premier League title this season, but they are very much in the race for a top-four finish this campaign.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16:Newcastle United Head Coach Steve Bruce (C) smiles  during the Newcastle United Training Session at the Newcastle United Training Centre on...

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