LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 6, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers prepares to bring on substitute captain Steven Gerrard against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Video: Brendan Rodgers open to Steven Gerrard Liverpool return

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says “the door will always be open” for Steven Gerrard to return to the club for as long as he is Reds manager.

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Gerrard will make his final home appearance for Liverpool on Saturday on what promises to be an emotional day at Anfield.

Telling the media at his press conference to preview Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace, Rodgers said a loan move for Gerrard back to Merseyside next season “may be a possibility”.

“He’s somebody I’d love to have working with me when he has finished playing. That opportunity for him to come back will be there for as long as I’m here,” added Rodgers.

Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace gets underway at 5:30pm on Saturday and is live on Sky Sports 1 in the UK. Stay tuned to This Is Anfield for more build-up and coverage as a very special era comes to an end.