The former Reds captain still chats to Gerard Houllier, Kenny Dalglish, Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers but claims in his autobiography that he and Rafael Benitez – under whom he lifted the European Cup in 2005 – never clicked on a personal level.
Gerrard writes in the originally titled ‘My Story’: “I don’t think Rafa Benitez liked me as a person. I’m not sure why, but that’s the feeling I got from him. It probably started even before he spoke to me, when he met my mum.
According to the 35-year-old, Benitez was blunt and
Both Benteke and Firmino will be at Melwood tomorrow and official announcements and pictures will be released
Liverpool’s summer signings so far, clockwise from top left: Brazil forward Roberto Firmino, Charlton defender Joe Gomez, the goalkeeper Adam Bogdan, England striker Danny Ings and the midfielder James Milner.
and then the new big hit man to arrive this week from Villa , Benteke
they all look good on paper lets hope the meet the expectations
We have a big squad ,
and a lot of talent we signed last year that have returned from loan deals to add to the team
it will be exciting to see what we can do this season.
Liverpool have met the £32.5 release fee clause last Thursday in Benteke’s contract and the two Premier League clubs have been in talks over the weekend over the finer details of the Belgium international’s transfer.
The 24-year-old is expected to have his medical with the Reds by Tuesday morning but the deal will not be done in time to allow him to join the club on their pres-season tour.