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GUARDIAN – Steven Gerrard’s latest feat emphasises task facing Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool captain’s winning goals at AFC Wimbledon on Monday showed once again how difficult replacing him will be• Gerrard would have re-signed for Liverpool last season• Gerrard to leave Liverpool at end of seasonSteven Gerrard is expected to sign an 18-month deal with LA Galaxy in the next 48 hours, news that will be greeted with mixed feelings among Liverpool supporters, some of whom are happy to embrace a future without him, others of whom believe he is still the best player at the club and should have been offered a more enticing deal to stay.That he is expected to be given a basic salary of around half of what he is currently earning and that he has admitted he would have signed a new contract last summer will lead detractors to wonder why he was allowed to leave so easily. Continue reading…

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