Steven Gerrard Signs New Liverpool Deal

Daniel GoochAnalyst IApril 3, 2009

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 22:  Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal to secure his hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on March 22, 2009 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

England star Steven Gerrard has agreed a two year extension to his Liverpool contract, and will stay at Anfield until 2013.

The Liverpool captain hasn't signed the contract yet, but is expected to in the next few days.

This will be good news for the fans of the Reds, as their manager also signed a new five year contract withe the northern club.

Manager Rafa Benitez has told the club's official website that, "This is fantastic news for the club".

Gerrard's Liverpool history: 

Debut -  29 November 1998   Vs Blackburn Rovers

Appearances - 328

Goals - 68

International Caps - 70