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Steven Gerrard exclusive: United wanted me, Real Madrid too, but I'm Liverpool for life

There is a reason Sir Alex Ferguson once described Steven Gerrard as the most influential player in English football.
It is because he was - and perhaps still is - but it is also because the manager of Manchester United wanted him to leave Anfield and move to Old Trafford in what would have been an astonishing transfer coup.
The captain of Liverpool and England confirmed as much during this interview, just as he revealed that Jose Mourinho had indeed tried for a third time, in his current role as the manager of Real Madrid, to lure the midfielder away from his native Merseyside.

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freeduck3546d ago

Loyalty is a rare thing in football, glad Stevie chose to stay

buddymagoo3545d ago (Edited 3545d ago )

I think half of the reason why he is such a great player because he plays with his heart for Liverpool. He gives everything for them.

jak3y13oy3545d ago

Thats what i love about players like Gerrard! Committed to play for their team and not just for the money! *CoughNasriCough*

KingPin3545d ago

like a few people i know say, the only thing wrong with gerrards game is that he isn't playing for man united. :P

one of englands best players.

no matter what team anyone supports, theres no denying gerrard is a fantastic midfielder and a welcome addition to any squad.