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GUARDIAN – Brendan Rodgers: Steven Gerrard is Europe’s best controlling midfielder

Manager says Liverpool captain deserves more praise ‘I would not swap Gerrard for anyone at the moment’Brendan Rodgers believes Steven Gerrard’s leadership skills have taken the focus from his outstanding form during Liverpool’s title challenge and insisted he would not swap his captain for any playmaker in Europe.The 33-year-old has been instrumental in Liverpool’s surge for a first league title since 1990 having adapted superbly to the holding midfield role he was given by Rodgers in January. Gerrard’s influence at Liverpool was demonstrated again following last Sunday’s crucial victory over Manchester City when he called his team-mates into a huddle and demanded they “go again” at Norwich City on Sunday. Continue reading…

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GUARDIAN – Norwich City v Liverpool: match preview

This match is the calm between the storms for Liverpool coming as it does after the win against Manchester City and before the visit of Chelsea, yet it is equally important for Brendan Rodgers’ title-chasing side. Luis Surez will relish the occasion given he has scored 11 times in his past four games against Norwich, who will be managed at home for the first time by Neil Adams. Sachin NakraniKick-off Sunday midday Continue reading…

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