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Gerrard makes Liverpool return during Galaxy off season

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Steven Gerrard has confirmed he will train with former club Liverpool next week and is relishing the opportunity to work with Jurgen Klopp.

LA Galaxy midfielder Gerrard has ruled out a return to a playing role with Liverpool and is only training at Melwood during the MLS close season.

I'm going to go in for a couple of weeks and work with Mr Klopp so I'm really looking forward to that, to see what he's about and try and learn a few things from him."

– Steven Gerard said on BT Sport's Champions League coverage


WATCH: Highlights of Steven Gerrard's LA Galaxy debut

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Former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard made a winning debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy after playing the first half of his new club's 2-1 friendly victory over Club America.

Gerrard was named in the starting line-up for the opening match of the International Champions Cup clash against the Mexican outfit before being one of raft of changes made by the MLS side at the interval.

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Rodgers wants to work with Gerrard at Liverpool again

Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers could work together in the future. Credit: Press Association

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has left the door open for Steven Gerrard to return to Anfield once his playing career finishes.

The former England skipper is preparing for his last home game as a Liverpool player this weekend, ahead of a move to LA Galaxy in the summer.

Rodgers believes Gerrard will come back in some capacity and is happy to facilitate any return.

Liverpool await the results of Gerrard injury scan

Steven Gerrard. Credit: Press Association.

Liverpool are awaiting the results of a scan to discover the extent of Steven Gerrard's hamstring injury.

The Reds captain came off in the second half of Tuesday's victory over Tottenham after complaining of tightness.

"Unfortunately he felt his hamstring towards the end of the game and he is having a scan this morning and we are just waiting for results to come back," Liverpool assistant manager Colin Pascoe said.

Steven Gerrard to wear No 8 for LA Galaxy

Steven Gerrard to wear No 8 shirt for LA Galaxy Credit: LA Galaxy

LA Galaxy has announced that Steven Gerrard will wear the No 8 shirt when he joins the club this summer.

Liverpool and England star Gerrard is set to make his first appearance in a Galaxy jersey when the team faces the San Jose Earthquakes in the California Clasico on Friday, July 17.

Gerrard has worn No 8 for Liverpool since 2004.

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