For well over a decade, he has been at the heart of all Liverpool’s achievements, but it seems that, as he approaches the twilight of his career, Steven Gerrard is showing signs that he’s not the force of old. As Brendan Rodgers looks to try and continue his remodelling of a capable if imbalanced side, a long-term replacement for the legendary midfielder may be on his mind.
Having missed out on the signature of Armenian goal-getter Henrik Mkhitaryan, who chose to join Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund, he may have set his sights a little further west for one of the Dutch top flight’s most promising stars. Christian Eriksen, the Denmark international who had been linked with a move to Dortmund, may be what Rodgers is looking for. Continue reading