Captain Fantastic Steven Gerrard will go down in the Merseyside history books as arguably the greatest player to ever don a Liverpool jersey. Although Sir Alex Ferguson will argue the England centurion’s actual quality is debatable, there’s no doubt he’s unrivalled in his servitude to the Anfield outfit.
At 33 years of age however, the iconic midfielder sadly won’t be around forever. And a recent injury that looks set to keep the Reds captain sidelined for the next month has highlighted concerns regarding how the Premier Leaguers will cope once Stevie G hangs up his playing boots (although that could still be some way off).
With that in mind, we at Football Fancast have come up with a list of SIX players from across the continent that could fill the England international’s monolithic void, and eventually emerge as his rightful successor at Anfield.