Gerrard considering hanging up his boots due to poor form.
Despite the fact that Liverpool have offered a new two-year deal to captain Steven Gerrard on reduced terms, the Daily Star have reported that the former England skipper is considering retiring at the end of the season as he is concerned by the deterioration in both his fitness and form as Liverpool have endured a tough start to the Premier League season.
Gerrard has been linked with Premier League rivals Manchester City as well as a move to Major League Soccer if he does not sign a new deal with Liverpool, but this new report suggests that Gerrard is wondering whether to carry on at all as he is too proud to continue playing if he feels that he cannot offer what he has always been able to.
Liverpool are believed to have offered Gerrard a new two-year deal at the club on reduced terms after a degree of speculation about his future in recent weeks, with Brendan Rodgers suggesting that Gerrard’s decision will not come down to the finances whatsoever.
One option that hadn’t really been on the table, until now at least, was retirement – but it would seem that Gerrard is currently hoping to keep his options open.