Steven Gerrard will return to Liverpool as an academy coach next month, the club have announced.
The 36-year-old, who made 710 appearances for the Merseysiders and considered one of the greatest players in the club's history, will take up a full-time, wide-ranging role at the Reds' Kirkby youth complex.
After an 18-month spell in Major League Soccer with the LA Galaxy, the move marks a return to a club where Gerrard spent 17 years as a professional and graduated from the academy where he will now...
The LA Galaxy continued to rework their midfield by signing Joao Pedro from Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes on Thursday.
Pedro, 23, comes to the Galaxy as a special discovery player, and the MLS club used targeted allocation money to secure his contract.
He signs just one day after the Galaxy finalized the contract of U.S. international Jermaine Jones.