Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - FOOTBALL -

houl­der the bur­den of ter off without Liverr off without Ger­rard? d, of course, should he not force Liver­pool to

That is not to sug­gest Ger­rard’s unique tal­ents would not im­prove any side in the world – of course they would – and nor is it an at­tempt to de­grade him as a foot­baller, as a per­son, or as a cap­tain.

He is one of the best play­ers on the planet. He has car­ried Liver­pool, largely on his own, for 10 years.

He will join, most likely, Kenny Dal­glish, Graeme Souness and Billy Lid­dell in the pan­theon of the club’s greats.

Liver­pool would not be the same without him, just as he would not be the same without Liver­pool.

Both would sur­vive, though. Whether ei­ther would thrive, of course, is the great un­known. – The Tele­graph

rm could see Ger­rard leave An­field.

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