Nuri Sahin admits it is an honour to play with Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.

The midfielder joined the Reds from Real Madrid during the summer transfer deadline and is thrilled to be in the company of a player of the ilk of England skipper Gerrard.

"He's a fantastic player and a captain," Sahin told NTVSpor.

"He really takes care of the youngsters especially Raheem Sterling. I can learn many things from him.

"It's an honour to play alongside [him]."

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