Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom is proud to take the England U21 captaincy.

Wisdom makes it a Liverpool double for England, with Reds skipper Steven Gerrard also the senior captain.

"Steven Gerrard is a great captain for club and country," the defender said.

"I am a defender and he is a midfielder, but it doesn't matter what position you play. You can learn a lot from him, especially being young.

"Training with him every day I see the way he presents himself and the way he lifts teams in time of need for club or country. He has done that many times and it is good to learn from him.

"I haven't asked him for tips but I can see the way he lifts the team and hopefully I can do the same.

"I am very honoured to captain any England side at any level, so I am glad to have maintained the captaincy and hopefully we can go on and do well."

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