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This purpose of this slide is not to say that Gerrard shouldn't be guaranteed a spot in the starting 11 once he is fit. He's the captain and an extremely influential player.
My question, though, is what happens without Henderson on the pitch (the man Gerrard would likely replace), assuming he continues to turn in performances like the one seen today.
Henderson provides a lot of width and strong crossing on the right and can also come inside, whereas Gerrard operates best in the middle of the pitch. Also, would some of the fluidity be lost if he were to play in the middle of the pitch?
Another consideration is that before his injury the offense revolved around him, whereas now Luis Suarez is the main offensive threat.
I don't believe that there will be any major problems with Gerrard's inclusion in the side, but it's interesting to think about how the attack will be different, if at all, with him playing consistently around the new signings.