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Breaking News ! Alan Hutton believes Steven Gerrard would have been taking a 'step back' by joining Birmingham City. The Rangers manager was linked with replacing Pep Clotet at St Andrew's after the Spanish head coach announced he will step down at the end of the season. Gerrard, who took charge at Rangers in 2018, reportedly rejected an approach from Blues chiefs in favour of staying on at Ibrox. Ex-Aston Villa defender Hutton made over 100 appearances for the Scottish Premiership side and thinks the former Liverpool captain made the right choice. Read More Related Articles Confirmed: Birmingham City make transfer decision as another player departs Read More Related Articles Birmingham City in transfer battle with Championship rivals for defender - reports He told Football Insider: “We all know he’s such a big name in the sport, he’s at a massive club at Rangers at the moment who play in Europe and have done excellently well so it doesn’t surprise me there’s going to be teams watching him and wanting him.
. The real pressure will come when it’s a Premier League team who come in and want to take him. “At the moment he’s building something at Rangers, he’s doing really well and I really think he wants to take Rangers to the next level and that’s to win trophies.”
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Clotet, 43, was appointed initially on a caretaker basis after Garry Monk's sacking in June last year having been assistant manager before that. Blues are 16th in the Championship with 49 points from 39 matches ahead of Wednesday's clash at home to Huddersfield Town.
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