"Heâ€™s a top player. Itâ€™s important to speak about him as a player. Privately, heâ€™s quite quiet and reserved but he comes alive on the pitch," said Gerrard.
"Itâ€™s been an absolute pleasure to play with him over the years. Heâ€™s been one of the best left backs this country has ever produced. Letâ€™s enjoy the last few years of his time with us."