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Gerrard says Kuyt now senior influence at Liverpool

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says Dirk Kuyt is now one of the most influential players at the club.

Gerrard is happy to declare Kuyt as an ideal role-model for any young Reds player.

He said: "He's very good. He pops up with important goals, he's got the never-say-die attitude and never gives up from start to finish. He's in a very good vein form at the moment, scoring important goals. He's the Duracell bunny, isn't he?

"He just keeps going and going, never gives up, has a fantastic attitude, works hard every day in training and if you're a young kid and you look at Dirk, he's the type of role model you want - somebody who gives everything they've got."

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