Fjortoft pokes fun at possibility of Gerrard sitting out Madrid game

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Jan Aage Fjortoft has suggested the decision to rest Steven Gerrard against Real Madrid would be wrong for Liverpool.

European football expert Jan Aage Fjortoft has poked fun at the possibility of Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers dropping Steven Gerrard for the game against Real Madrid this evening.

Fjortoft suggested on Twitter that the decision, which is related to Gerrard’s ability to play three games in eight days, reminded him of the situation which often sees experienced players heading off to the MLS and the USA towards the end of their careers.

He went onto publish a second Tweet, which suggested the situation would be like preventing Elvis Presley from performing in Las Vegas.

The Tweets are tongue in cheek comments as opposed to anything serious, but Fjortoft seems to relate to the frustrations felt by plenty of Reds fans at the possibility of Gerrard being rested for arguably their biggest game of the season so far.

If Rodgers leaves Gerrard out of the side this evening, it could be a sign of how Rodgers is prioritising this season at Anfield.

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