Video: ‘Normal that there was going to be emotion’ – Steven Gerrard on his return to Liverpool

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As soon as Steven Gerrard had signed on as manager for Aston Villa, the thought of returning to Anfield will surely have been in his mind.

Heading back to Liverpool as an opponent almost certainly will have been an odd feeling for Gerrard, though he was welcomed back with open arms by the Reds faithful who rose as one to acclaim him as he made his way to the dugout at the beginning of the game.

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The narrative in the lead up to Saturday’s match surrounded how Gerrard would handle the emotion and he attempted to explain his feelings in his post-match press conference.

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