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Steven Gerrard with former manager Rafa Benitez

With Steven Gerrard tipped to go into management, what do Liverpool fans make of their former captain's prospects?

It has become a more and more familiar sight to see former players go into management after their career's come to an end. Seeking the challenge of the dugout, over the cosy television studio of the punditry world, still seems to be the number one priority for many ex professional footballers, with many turning into very good managers very quickly. Players like Garry Monk, who had an excellent spell with Swansea City for a long time and is now having a great time at Leeds United, would be one example of a player who has made light work of the transition from player to manager.

However, for every good transition, there are at least two bad ones, with the recent exploits of Gary Neville and Valencia springing quickly to mind. Many Newcastle United fans also won't need reminding about club legend, Alan Shearer's time at the helm. 

With this in mind, HITC Sport asked Liverpool fans how they felt about the prospect of their former Captain, Steve Gerrard, going into football management.

Former Liverpool player Steven Gerrard and Adam Lallana (R) before the matchFormer Liverpool player Steven Gerrard (L) and Adam Lallana (R)

Most Liverpool fans seemed certain that Steven Gerrard would find himself in management one day soon, with most hoping that there will be some sort of role for their former captain at Anfield, somewhere in the coaching set-up. One Liverpool fan even suggested that Steven Gerrard has a proven eye for players, after apparently pointing out Tottenham midfielder Delle Alli, whilst he was playing for MK Dons. 

One Liverpool fan also mentioned how great it would be for the young scousers at the club to be able to look up to Steven Gerrard in a coaching role, as so many players have looked up to him over the years whilst the former England midfielder was captaining the club.

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Steven Gerrard (L) and Jamie Carragher pose after the press conferenceSteven Gerrard (L) and Jamie Carragher pose

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