Steven Gerrard: What I really think about Liverpool FC defender Andy Robertson

The Liverpool FC legend heaps praise on Andy Robertson for his brilliant start to his Anfield career

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Liverpool FC legend Steven Gerrard Photo: BT Sport

Steven Gerrard admits he has been impressed with Andy Robertson’s impact at Liverpool FC.

The Reds signed the Scotland international in an £8m deal from Championship side Hull City in the 2017 summer transfer window.

Robertson was signed to strengthen Jurgen Klopp’s options at left-back following Alberto Moreno’s well-documented struggles.

Indeed, James Milner was used in an unorthodox full-back role throughout the 2016-17 season before Moreno came back into favour at the start of the current campaign.

However, the Scottish defender seized his chance to impress following Moreno’s injury setback at the start of December.

Robertson has made three assists in 18 appearances in the Premier League in the current campaign.

Former Liverpool FC captain Gerrard praised Klopp’s careful management of Robertson at the start of the season following the Scot’s summer move.

“He’s done terrifically well since he’s come in and the fans have taken to him,” Gerrard told BT Sport.

“It’s not just about the top attacking players here, the fans love someone who gives one hundred per cent.

“He’s a humble kid and gives 110 per cent every game. I think Jurgen managed him very well at the beginning.

“To be fair to the kid, he’s been excellent.”

Robertson has completed 90 minutes just once in the Champions League this season following Moreno’s strong start to the campaign before his injury.

However, the 24-year-old started Liverpool FC’s 5-0 win over FC Porto in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash.

Robertson will be hoping to retain his starting spot for Liverpool FC’s quarter-final meeting with Premier League leaders Manchester City in the Champions League.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Wimbledon 2018
The Sport Review
Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic wins his fourth against Anderson – but No13 is extra special
The Sport Review
10 goalkeepers Liverpool FC could sign in summer transfer window
The Sport Review
Arsenal transfers: 10 targets Gunners could sign for defence in summer
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
10 players Chelsea could sign in the 2018 summer transfer window
The Sport Review
Unai Emery: What I really think about Aaron Ramsey at Arsenal
The Sport Review
Igor Biscan makes prediction about Mo Salah at Liverpool FC
The Sport Review
Gareth Bale breaks silence on his future amid Man United talk