Football: I Would Rather Have Gerrard Next to Me Than Veron Says JAMIE CARRAGHER; CHARITY SHIELD COUNTDOWN
Byline: DAVID McDONNELL
JAMIE CARRAGHER last night insisted Steven Gerrard can rival Juan Sebastian Veron as one of the world's finest midfielders.
Sir Alex Ferguson splashed out pounds 28million on Argentinian superstar, but Gerrard cost Liverpool nothing and Carragher said: "I'd rather have Stevie Gerrard.
"If Steve was sold, he would go for the same sort of money.
"Veron has more experience and in his position, is probably more of a creative player, maybe the best.
And Carragher believes Liverpool's midfield is more than a match for United, as they begin their Champions League campaign with a qualifier against FC Haka tomorrow, before facing United in the season's traditional …
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Publication information: Article title: Football: I Would Rather Have Gerrard Next to Me Than Veron Says JAMIE CARRAGHER; CHARITY SHIELD COUNTDOWN. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: August 7, 2001. Page number: 50. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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