Liverpool boss Rodgers: Too soon to discuss Gerrard contract

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says its too soon to discuss a new deal for Steven Gerrard.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says its too soon to discuss a new deal for Steven Gerrard.

Rodgers played down claims captain Steven Gerrard was to be offered a new deal, he did admit it was something which would be looked at.

"I've seen some stuff about Steven being offered a new contract but that hasn't been the case," he said. "He still has 18 months or so on his deal but there is no doubt come the end of that he is still going to be in great condition.

"He is 32 now and you saw at the weekend his brilliant performance.

"He is playing a slightly different role in this team in terms of responsibility because he has a lot of younger talents around him.

"He hasn't scored nearly the number of goals he has in previous years but there are a number of reasons for that, but it is certainly not because of his quality.

"I really believe once that contract is up we'll sit down and look to extend that."

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