Newcastle's Guthrie: Liverpool skipper Gerrard can be Premiership's greatest ever

Newcastle United midfielder Danny Guthrie says Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard could go down as the Premiership's greatest ever midfielder.

Newcastle United midfielder Danny Guthrie says Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard could go down as the Premiership's greatest ever midfielder.

“I think Stevie G could be the best midfielder ever in the Premier League, especially because he gets so many goals,” Guthrie, who spent nine years — as young man and boy — at Anfield, told the Sunday Sun.

“For a midfielder to score as many as he does is incredible, and he’s definitely up there with the best in every other department. So he’s the top man.

“I learned a lot from Steven. I was only 18 when I went training with the first team at Liverpool, so it was a massive step up.

“And he was only one of so many top-class players all over the team, so I learned my trade well there.”

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