Photo: Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard posts Anfield snap with his brother

Steven Gerrard looks happy to be back in Liverpool ahead of Europa League clash

Former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard and his brother Photo: Steven Gerrard/Instagram

Steven Gerrard won’t be donning the Liverpool shirt on loan this winter, but the former Reds captain was all smiles as he returned to Anfield on Thursday.

The 35-year-old has been granted permission to train at Melwood training ground by his former employers, with Gerrard expressing his excitement to work with new manager Jurgen Klopp earlier this week.

Gerrard joined Major League Soccer outfit LA Galaxy in the summer transfer window after he opted to call time on a decorated 17-year career at Anfield.

The former England midfielder appeared to be at Anfield with his brother to celebrate his sibling’s birthday ahead of Liverpool’s Europa League clash against Ligue 1 side Bordeaux on Thursday night.

Gerrard posted the above snap and wrote on Instagram: “Happy birthday kid 🙌👍🎉#brothers”

Speaking to BT Sport earlier on Tuesday night, Gerrard confirmed that he is set to train with his former team-mates over the next couple of weeks.

“Next week. I’m going to go in for a couple of weeks and work with Mr Klopp. I’m really looking forward to that and seeing what I can learn from him,” BT Sport pundit Gerrard said.

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard Photo: BT Sport

The Reds face Bordeaux in the Europa League on Thursday night ahead of the visit of Swansea City in the Premier League next Sunday afternoon.

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