Bad news for Aston Villa and Steven Gerrard: The manager has tested positive for the coronavirus and must pass the remaining duels in 2021.
Aston Villa will play against Chelsea at home on Sunday and two days later at Leeds United, but Gerrard will be sitting at home in front of the television. A big bloodletting for everyone who has a warm heart to Aston Villa: since Gerrards appointment, the club has been doing a lot better sporty.
Aston Villa is ranked tenth after seventeen games in the Premier League. The backlog at number eight Wolverhampton is just three points, on West Ham United, which is fifth, six points.
On Sunday, January 2, Aston Villa will open the new year with an away game at Brentford.
Aston Villa can confirm Head Coach Steven Gerrard will be unable to attend our next two Premier League matches with Chelsea and Leeds United as he will be isolating after testing positive for COVID-19.
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) December 25, 2021