BBC Sport - Seven Gerrard: Alan Pardew expects 'special' day at Anfield

Gerrard setting the agenda - Pardew

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says Steven Gerrard's last home game as a Liverpool player will be the overriding story when Crystal Palace go to Anfield.

Pardew said it is "important to show Liverpool respect" ahead of a "special" day on Saturday.

The Eagles manager confirmed that striker Jason Puncheon and defender Damien Delaney have signed new contracts and stated: "Since I've come in, Jason Puncheon has been the best player."