Liverpool skipper Gerrard: No need to rev-up England players

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says England players know the importance of tonight's World Cup qualifier in Montenegro.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says England players know the importance of tonight's World Cup qualifier in Montenegro.

Gerrard insists he will not be making any special speeches in the dressing room before the game.

"Will I say anything before game? Not really," he said. "I just say my piece along with anyone else who wants to speak as well. The manager gives all the players the opportunity to speak.

"I don't think this is a game for talking. All the players realise how important it is and we need to do our talking on the pitch.

"I've got a lot of confidence in my team-mates. They've got some wonderful technicians but I've got confidence we are a better team if we play to our ability."

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