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captain steven gerrard is the new coach of lfc academy.
the first interview of steven gerrard as coach of the academy.
gerrard: i'm not here because of sentiment, i am here to learn and contribute.
steven gerrard was appointed coach of the liverpool academy where he will be responsible for training the players from u16 to u23.
he will work together with the director of the academy alex inglethorpe and other coaches to be the first steps in his career as manager.
however, stevie said that the decision was not driven by emotions but by the desire to contribute and to have an impact on the next generation of players with big english club.
asked what sense is the return of liverpool, stevie said: "i feel very well, a similar kind of feeling as when i started here as a young man. i am very happy and can not wait to start. "i have a lot of experience as a player and i've worked with some very successful manager. the decision to return here was not emotional, it is very much wants to return and to contribute to the club. "i'm a man that i do own works but will certainly need help from jurgen klopp and down. he played an important role during the negotiations to accept this position. "i think there will be many changes from that steven gerrard that you see as a player, will continue to be honest and respectful. i value my own that i shall always. i will be a manager very passionate because i love this club and love the city. but i'm not the player must start now and work great and increasing the duty of the coach.