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08-11-2010, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Starrlinx View Post
This remains to be seen. But it's not as if Gerrard has had two or three poor seasons. He was the best player in the league just two years ago. No question he was out of form last year (we can debate why until the cows come home). The players you listed I would say only 4 or 5 are clearly better than an in form Gerrard. The rest are very close.
Better than Ronaldo 2 years ago....? Come on.

And it's tough to hold up in world football once you pass 30, look at Henry who had an unbelievably good season at 28, had injury problems at 29, and has never reached those heights again.

Gerrard is 30 now, it's very, very possible that his 28 year-old season was his swansong. I hope it's not, he's one of the most dynamic midfielders ever, but it's a significant possibility. The grind of the European season now is brutal.

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