Al-Ettifaq: Everything you need to know about Steven Gerrard's new Saudi club

Steven Gerrard Al-Ettifaq

Gerrard has become the latest big footballing name to move to the Saudi Pro League after he was appointed the new Al-Ettifaq manager recently.

The former Liverpool captain, who was sacked by Aston Villa last October, had initially rejected the chance to join the Saudi Pro League club last month.

However, with Saudi clubs successfully plundering Europe for star names since then, Gerrard just couldn't resist the proposition and has U-turned on his original decision.

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Amongst the football fans outside of Saudi Arabia, Al-Ettifaq does not share the same degree of limelight as other illustrious Saudi teams Al-Nassr, Al-Ittihad, and Al-Hilal.

Thus, there may be a lot of unknowns about the Commandos, but don't worry because GOAL brings to you everything you need to know about Gerrard's next club and their ambitions ahead of next season.