The Liverpool captain has admitted he sees his future in a management capacity, and says that managing the club he has played for his entire life would be a dream come true for him.
Although the 33 year old has not thought about retiring just yet, he is already eyeing up the job he would like after he hangs up his boots.
Talking about his ambitions for after his playing days, Gerrard said:
“The dream come true would be to manage Liverpool, when the Liverpool job becomes available. There are world-class managers there ready already, but we’ll have to wait and see, it would be the icing on the cake.
“When you get to a certain age…my age, you need to start thinking seriously about a life after football.”
Gerrard is hopeful of taking his coaching badges before next season gets under-way, but has conceded that there is still a possibility he may change his mind on his future prospects.
“‘I definitely see myself as a manager rather than a coach, but that could change. I remember speaking to Jamie Carragher and he really fancied it but he’s decided media is what he wants to do.”
“It’ll be strange seeing him on Sky but I’m really delighted he’s doing it…he can leave managing Liverpool to me!’”
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