Steven Gerrard was delighted to be part of a special event that saw a new crop of U9s sign their first contracts with Liverpool, promising: ‘It’s a day they’ll never, ever forget.’
Academy coach Gerrard, who will take charge of the club’s U18s side ahead of next season, was present as a group of 22 youngsters put pen to paper at Anfield earlier this week.
The ceremony reminded the former Liverpool captain of the moment he first signed terms with his boyhood club – a feeling he thinks these latest recruits will recognise in the future.
“[It’s] amazing for the kids and the families – it takes me back to when I was eight years of age myself and signed my first contract here,” Gerrard told Liverpoolfc.com.
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