Reds star prepared for ‘banter’ from Toffees fans.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is relishing his final Merseyside Derby as his side travel to face Everton in the Premier League this weekend.
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The Reds midfielder expects there to be ‘banter’ with the Goodison Park faifthful, but admits he loves everything that comes with this special fixture.
“I love the banter with Everton fans. It’s what it’s all about. It’s about rivalries,” Gerrard was quoted by BBC Sport.
“I don’t mind it at all. Bring it on, as far as I’m concerned.
“It will be my last derby and it will be someone else’s turn to be in the spotlight.
“I love playing against Everton. I’ve got friends and family members who are big Blues and it’s all about the bragging rights in the city.
“It’s a bit different from a normal league game, but I’m looking forward to that one and hopefully I can add to my good derby record.”