Anfield legend, Steven Gerrard is making a return to Liverpool FC in a full-time capacity to take up a coaching position within the club’s academy.
The Reds legend will serve as a coach at the youthcomplex in Kirkby, operating in a wide-ranging rolein the professional development phase of the young players.
Gerrard will begin his responsibilities in February, marking a return home to the club where he spent 17 years of his professional career after graduating through the ranks at the Academy.
He has been a familiar presence at the Academy since ending his playing association with the Reds,connecting with some of the younger age groups whilst working on his coaching badges.
The 36-year-old will bring with him invaluable experience and expertise garnered from a glittering career at the highest level, as well as unparalleled knowledge of the fabric and ethos of Liverpool Football Club.
In turn, the new role will provide Gerrard with the opportunity to enhance his coaching skills and development under the stewardship of Alex Inglethorpe, with the former midfielder eager to notonly make a substantial contribution towards the progression of young players, but also to learn from those around him.