MATT POLSTER is convinced it will be third time lucky for Steven Gerrard as he bids to end Rangers' silverware drought this term.

The Liverpool legend has yet to win a trophy during his managerial career and there is increased pressure on his shoulders this time around as Celtic bid for ten-in-a-row.

Polster - now with Major League Soccer outfit New England Revolution - has seen the Gers fall short over the last two seasons but is confident Gerrard has the squad at his disposal to finally end the long wait for success at Ibrox.

He said: “I think the group that they assembled last year was very close and they were a bit hard done by,” he said.

“If you look at the final of the League Cup, that could have gone our way, I think we played really well and were the better side and should have won the trophy that time. Going forward this year, they look even more solid as a group.

"They look more defined as a team and I know with the staff that they have and the players that they have assembled that they will definitely do something this year, for sure. I feel very confident that they will win something this year."