2 January 2015:Â Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Gerrard, 34, became free to sign a pre-contract agreement with an overseas team on Thursday and is believed to be interesting clubs in the US.
The former England captain, who made his Liverpool debut in 1998, will not move to another English club.
Liverpool offered Gerrard a new deal in November and will make a statement on his future on Friday.
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LA Galaxy president Chris Klein declined to comment on suggestions his club want to sign the Liverpool icon, who scored two penalties in the Anfield side’s 2-2 draw with Leicester City on New Year’s Day.
Gerrard’s former Liverpool and England team-mate Jamie Carragher tweeted: “Sad day for Liverpool and English football with the Gerrard news.”
But Carragher, who retired in 2013, added: “I think it’s the right decision, all things considered.”
Source : BBC Sport