Celtic fans on social media have reacted with hilarity to the news that Steven Gerrard is set to be appointed as the next manager of Rangers later on Friday.

Sky Sports and Talk Sport presenter Jim White revealed that the deal was done on his personal Twitter account on Friday morning.

Hoops fans have reacted with hilarity to the news, with one claiming that it is a ‘last throw of the dice’ for the Gers to to stop the Hoops winning 10 titles in a row, by bringing in a rookie as their new manager.

Here are some of the best reactions to the news that Gerrard is set to be the next permanent boss at Ibrox:

Former Liverpool and Scotland Midfielder Gary McAllister is set to join as Gerrard’s assistant with The Scottish Sun reporting that David Skrtel is set to become the first signing of the new era at Ibrox, as a player-coach.

Gerrard faces a baptism of fire in his first ever managerial post, as he takes charge of a Gers side who seem miles behind bitter rivals Celtic both on and off the park.

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It will be interesting to see how Gerrard faces against his former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, but it will be vital that the new man gets off to a good start to his new job next season or he will be under pressure.

In other Celtic news, reports in France claim that the Hoops are set to sign Odsonne Edouard

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