Steven Gerrard arrived to take his first training session at Murray Park on Wednesday morning as he began life as Rangers manager.

The Liverpool icon was handed his first managerial position as he was named as successor to Graeme Murty towards the end of last season, officially taking up the role on June 1.

With the start of their European campaign looming large, it’s already back to grind for the players and Gerrard’s new-look backroom.

Steven Gerrard arrives at Murray Park as he prepares to take his first Rangers training session 

Steven Gerrard arrives at Murray Park as he prepares to take his first Rangers training session 

Steven Gerrard arrives at Murray Park as he prepares to take his first Rangers training session 

The former Liverpool icon officially took up the role of manager at the Scottish club on June 1 

The former Liverpool icon officially took up the role of manager at the Scottish club on June 1 

The former Liverpool icon officially took up the role of manager at the Scottish club on June 1 

Gary McAllister was confirmed as the former England international’s No 2 last week, while Michael Beale, Tom Culshaw and Jordan Milsom have all joined the coaching staff.

There are already a few new faces in the changing room too, with the club quick to begin their summer recruitment process after a disappointing end to last season. 

Allan McGregor has rejoined the club after his contract with Hull expired, while Scott Arfield has also moved north on a free transfer from Burnley.

Jamie Murphy has completed a permanent move after a successful loan spell in the second half of last season, while Gerrard has made full use of his contact book to bring in highly-rated teenager Ovie Ejaria from Liverpool. 

They have also added to their defence, with Croatian Nikola Katic joining on a four-year deal, while Connor Goldson could be next through the doors at Ibrox if a deal can be struck with Brighton.  

The 38-year-old has already been busy moulding his squad, with five signings already made 

The 38-year-old has already been busy moulding his squad, with five signings already made 

The 38-year-old has already been busy moulding his squad, with five signings already made 

The lure of European football, as well as playing under Gerrard, will play a role in getting the right bodies in this season and that campaign gets underway next month.

Rangers enter the Europa League at the First Qualifying stage, with the draw taking place on June 20 and the ties due to played on July 12 and 19. 

Before that, the 38-year-old will make his Ibrox bow on July 6, when the Scottish Premier League side welcome Bury to Glasgow in a pre-season friendly. 

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