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Gerrard signs new Liverpool contract

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Steven Gerrard has committed his future to Liverpool by signing a new 'long-term' contract with the club.

The Reds skipper has endured an injury-plagued 12 months, but his importance to the Liverpool cause has been highlighted since his return to action.

Gerrard has found the net three times in five appearances since recovering from an ongoing ankle problem, with his latest strike coming in Liverpool's victory over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

And the 31-year-old is delighted to have put pen to paper on a new deal to cap off a fantastic 24 hours both personally and professionally.

"I'm very happy," he told the official Liverpool website. "It's a very proud day for myself and my family.

"It comes on the back of a fantastic team performance last night when we got the result we were looking for.

"Hopefully we can finish the job off in two weeks time and take all of our magnificent fans down to Wembley for a day out."

The England midfielder has also agreed to take up an ambassadorial role with Liverpool after lowering the curtain on his illustrious career, the Anfield club have confirmed.

"It's really flattering for me that the club have offered me the chance to stay when I eventually hang my boots up," he added.

"Hopefully that will be in many years to come because I want to play for as long as I can."

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