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'Steven Gerrard will sign new Liverpool deal' says Jamie Carragher


Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will follow his example and end his career at Anfield by signing a new contract. But Carragher who is retiring at the end of the season, admits striker Luis Suarez is now close to rivalling Gerrard as the best he has played alongside.

The England captain was man of the match in Liverpool's 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Sunday, scoring the winner from the penalty spot.

Carragher said: "I've always said Stevie was the best but Luis is definitely on his shoulder, he is very close. I'm sure Stevie will sign a contract and finish his career at Liverpool the way I've done."