Friday’s news and transfer rumour gossip.
Steven Gerrard, who is set to leave Liverpool at the end of the season, is wanted by LA Galaxy and two other MLS teams – (Daily Mirror)
Gerrard’s exact destination has yet to be confirmed, but the 34-year-old midfielder is likely to head to the US – (Liverpool Echo)
The prospect of being a substitute for much of next season has persuaded Gerrard to leave Liverpool at the end of the season and move abroad to a new club – (Daily Express)
The situation over Gerrard’s future has become awkward and Liverpool hope that by announcing his departure it will enable the club to focus on the rest of the season without it hanging over them – (Independent)
Former Liverpool and England striker Peter Crouch, 33, says Gerrard is “easily the best player I have played with” – (Liverpool Echo)