Steven Gerrard signs new 2-year Liverpool contract
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard on Monday signed a two-year
contract extension with the Premier League club where he has spent
his entire career.
The 33-year-old midfielder has scored 159 goals in 630
appearances since making his debut in 1998.
”It’s great news,” he said. ”It lets me know the club thinks
an awful lot of me and want me here.
”I’m glad it’s all done and it’s happened at the right time
before the season, so I can just focus on playing as well as I
The England captain’s Anfield career could extend beyond his
”We’re pleased today to add an extension to his existing
agreement and that keeps him here until the end of his career,”
Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre said. ”We’ve said what we’ll
do in two years’ time is review it again and see how happy Steven
is. We seem to always be happy with him, so hopefully we’ll just
continue in that vein.”