Steven Gerrard: Rangers boss not looking past Hearts fixture
Steven Gerrard Won’t see past the danger of Hearts from Sunday’s visit to Ibrox That kicks off an”exciting” December for Rangers.
The Light ‘ 2-2 draw Feyenoord in Rotterdam on Thursday night, along with Porto’s triumph over Young Boys, proceeded Gers top of Group G and they could seal last-32 qualification with a draw against the Korean side at Ibrox.
Rangers confront eight games in total in December, including the Betfred Cup final against Celtic at Hampden Park and a trip to Parkhead at the Ladbrokes Premiership, in Addition to away games in Hibernian and Aberdeen.
However, ahead of the home match against Hearts, Gerrard, said:”I’m aware there is a cup final next week and there’s a make-or-break game against Young Boys and now we have to visit Celtic Park, all amazing fittings and that I get it.
“I find it as an exciting challenge, one thing that we will need to adopt and look ahead. However, for me, the focus is about Hearts.
“It would be quite disrespectful to Hearts and Austin [McPhee] for me to be speaking to James [Tavernier] about Aberdeen for example and Celtic, it would be quite disrespectful to Hearts.
“Hearts took away two points away from us not so long ago so I think that it would be very silly if we forget about the struggle that’s facing us”
Gerrard admits he’s appreciating the cut and capable of managing Rangers.
He explained:”Last evening was a wonderful fixture, turning up a stadium like you could truly feel the magnitude of this challenge and the task in hand.
“You’ve got to love this. If you do not adore this, something isn’t right, something is badly wrong.”