"I will decide!" - Steven Gerrard speaks out on Liverpool contract situation

Steven Gerrard takes a question during a pregame press conference

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he will decide his future when he is ready.

Liverpool made it two wins in a row with a convincing 3-1 win away at Leicester City, and the game saw Brendan Rodgers recall Steven Gerrard to the starting line-up.

Gerrard, 34, was dropped against Stoke City on Saturday, but returned against the Foxes, and marked his return with a goal, slotting home from just inside the box after Leicester failed to clear the ball away.

With Gerrard's contract set to expire at the end of this season, speculation has been rife that not only will Liverpool let him leave, but he could join their Premier League rivals Manchester City.

However, Rodgers confirmed on Monday that an offer has been made to Gerrard to make sure he finishes his career with his one and only club, giving Reds fans hope that their hero will stay at Anfield.

After the Leicester game, Gerrard was asked about his contract situation, and told fans that he will make his choice over his future when he's ready.

"I'll decide when I'm ready," said Gerrard. "There's nothing to say on the contract at the moment. When there is, the fans have known me long enough, I'll come out and say what I need to say."

Gerrard's comments suggest that it may take some time to finalise negotiations with the club over the deal, but it's a step in the right direction.

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