Cape Town - Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits it’s too early for him to take the step into football management.
Gerrard is considering his options after his departure from MLS
outfit LA Galaxy, and the 36-year-old has confirmed that he did hold
talks with English third division outfit MK Dons over their vacant
The League One strugglers wanted to appoint Gerrard after sacking
boss Karl Robinson last month, but the ex-England captain decided that
he wasn’t ready to step into the dug-out.
"I spoke to them. I had a chat with the chairman. It's a very exciting job for someone else,” Gerrard told BT Sport.
"It's a bit soon for me. But it is true, I did speak to them.
"I'm just taking a bit of time to consider what's next. Exciting times moving forward."
Gerrard has also been linked with a return to Liverpool in a youth
coaching capacity, while there remains a possibility that the midfielder
could continue his playing career, despite struggling with injuries
during his final few months at Galaxy.
Scottish side Celtic and Italian outfit Inter Milan have both been credited with an interest in signing the free agent.
Jamie Carragher believes it is just "a matter of time" before Gerrard becomes a manager.
Carragher reckoned the chance to manage at Milton
Keynes came too soon for his close friend, but added the 36-year-old
former Liverpool and England skipper will move into coaching soon