London - Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has been
invited to train at the club during the American close-season but there have
been no discussions about a playing contract, sources close to manager Juergen
Klopp said on Wednesday.
A report in The Independent on Wednesday suggested that
Gerrard, who left to play for Los Angeles Galaxy at the end of last season
after 17 years with Liverpool, would train with the Merseysiders following his
return to England this week and could possibly play again on loan or even
following a transfer.
Also read: Gerrard keen to end career on a high with Galaxy
Klopp, though, is expected to dampen down the speculation
about a dramatic return when he addresses the media later on Wednesday ahead of
Thursday's Europa League game away to Rubin Kazan.
Gerrard, 35, admitted in a recent autobiography that he
would have stayed at Anfield had he been offered a chance to start coaching there
while continuing to play.
He said earlier this week that next year could be his last
as a player.
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