Cape Town - Brendan
Rodgers admits that it is almost an “impossible task” to describe Steven
Gerrard’s importance to Liverpool.
According to the
clubs official website, Rodgers reveals in his statement that he is thankful
for the support the 34-year-old has shown and given him at Liverpool.
"It is almost an impossible task to find the words to
appropriately sum up Steven Gerrard and his importance to Liverpool.
"This is an era where the word 'legend' is vastly
overused, but in his case it actually doesn't do him justice.
"From a personal point of view I will always have
gratitude for the support he gave me, when I arrived here as manager.
"Steven came to see me and promised he would be 100 per
cent behind me and do everything he could to help as we looked to introduce new
ideas and a new way of working.
"He wasn't just true to his word, he vastly exceeded