Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits it will be difficult watching Euro2008 next month.

The England midfielder said: "Not going to the Euro finals has been hitting home for a long time, ever since we failed to qualify.

"We are going to have to suffer that disappointment throughout the summer. We all wanted to be part of the finals and challenging to win the tournament.

"But we've got to prepare for the World Cup qualifiers. We have to put the disappointment we are feeling about this summer to the back of our minds."