Who could Liverpool target to fill their captain’s big boots in midfield?
After 26 years at Liverpool, Steven Gerrard has announced he will leave the club he joined aged nine at the end of the season.
The captain of the Anfield side will see out his contract that expires at the culmination of this campaign and has said he will be seeking a new challenge in a foreign league with a potential move to the MLS suggested in the press.
Gerrard leaves the Reds after winning 10 major honours during his time there including two FA Cups, three League Cups and, most famous of all, the 2005 Champions League trophy.
It’s clear to see that the midfielder leaves some pretty big boots to fill. We look at the five best potential candidates that Brendan Rodgers could be looking at the succeed Liverpool’s talismanic captain.