Gerrard keen to meet Rodgers

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says he has spoken to new manager Brendan Rodgers by telephone and is looking forward to meeting him in person.

Rodgers has been confirmed as Kenny Dalglish's successor at Anfield, after Liverpool and his club Swansea agreed a compensation deal.

Rodgers, 39, is believed to have signed a three-year deal at Liverpool.

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