Liverpool boss Benitez confident Gerrard fit for Man Utd clash

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez expects Steven Gerrard to be fit for next week's clash with Manchester United. With his groin operation having gone well, Gerrard, who missed Liverpool's goalless draw away to Aston Villa on Sunday, is on course to face United at Anfield a week on Saturday. “Steven is OK,” Benitez said. “He has started with bicycle work and will start jogging, so I think he will be ready soon.”

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez expects Steven Gerrard to be fit for next week's clash with Manchester United.

With his groin operation having gone well, Gerrard, who missed Liverpool's goalless draw away to Aston Villa on Sunday, is on course to face United at Anfield a week on Saturday.

“Steven is OK,” Benitez said. “He has started with bicycle work and will start jogging, so I think he will be ready soon.”

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