Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard in the dark over next vice-captain
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says Brendan Rodgers hasn't told him who will replace Jamie Carragher as vice-captain
Steven Gerrard says Brendan Rodgers hasn’t given the Liverpool skipper any indication who could be the club’s new vice-captain.
The Reds need to appoint a second-in-command after veteran centre-half Jamie Carragher called time on his decorated 16-year career in May.
Daniel Agger and Pepe Reina have been touted as possible replacements, while Gerrard has thrown the names of Glen Johnson, Lucas Leiva and Martin Skrtel into the mix.
But the 33-year-old, who signed a new two-year deal with the Reds earlier this week, insists he is completely in the dark when it comes to Rodgers’ thinking for the next vice-captain.
“We’ve got a lot of experienced players in the squad – Skrtel, Agger, Lucas will all be pushing. Glen Johnson is a very experienced international as well.
“It’s going to be an interesting one. The manager has given no clues away just yet. Whoever it is, all of the lads will get behind them.
“It’s the manager’s decision – he makes all of the big decisions at the football club, certainly on the pitch anyway.
“I think he’ll name it very soon, before the important games come around.
“There are four or five candidates vying for that spot so it’s interesting.”