Steven Gerrard succeeds Dean Smith, who was sacked on Sunday following a run of five straight defeats.
Dean Smith, the former Liverpool captain and Rangers coach, was fired on Sunday after a run of five straight defeats.
Gerrard paid Rangers £2.5 million to get the new post.
Only two points separate Aston Villa from the relegation zone.
He’ll be in charge of leading the club up the table and away from relegation danger.