The latest injury to Steven Gerrard is not expected to keep the Liverpool star sidelined for very long, but it nonetheless continues a disturbing pattern of niggling injuries which have plagued the Reds star over the course of the past several seasons.
Before one can address any potential replacements, one must first decide exactly what is meant by the term “replacement.” Does it mean replacing him from within the team? Replacement via the transfer market? And then replace what... his play-making ability, or just his presence in the lineup?
Perhaps we ought to take all of the above into consideration and that being said, here are 10 possible replacements for Liverpool’s injured captain.