Danny Murphy has urged Steven Gerrard to come out of retirement to face Celtic in the Old Firm Derby.

Murphy told talkSPORT: “I don’t know his fitness right now but what I say the other day and what I have seen over the years, he would – with a little bit of tweaking – walk into that Rangers team.

“(He would) Boss it. He would be humble and say no but he’s still in his 30s. If he put his boots on against Celtic, it wouldn’t surprise me if they won and he got the winner because that’s what he does.”

Rangers are 10 points behind Celtic and face their fierce rivals on Sunday with the chance to reduce the points gap to seven.

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Gerrard scored the winner for the Liverpool Legends at Anfield against Milan Glorie at the weekend. His strike from just outside the box reminded fans of what the icon used to do for the Reds week in, week out.


Murphy has urged Gerrard to come out of retirement to win the Old Firm Derby for Rangers.

It is, of course, an absurd idea if he’s serious as it would obviously show a complete lack of faith in his players.

Objectively, Gerrard has done a terrific job at Rangers in his first season and although it seems as though Celtic have a very strong lead, it would be incredible if the Scouser could somehow win the title in his first season.

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