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Steven Gerrard leaves LA Galaxy

Published 15/11/2016

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Steven Gerrard will not return to the Los Angeles Galaxy for the 2017 Major League Soccer season.

The former Liverpool captain, who moved Stateside in the summer of 2015, will leave the Galaxy following the expiration of his two-year contract.

“When I left Liverpool, I came to Los Angeles with the goal of helping the Galaxy lift another MLS Cup,” said Gerrard.

“I am of course disappointed to have not achieved that objective, but I can look back at my time at the club with pride at what we accomplished, including two straight playoff appearances and countless memorable moments on the pitch.

“As someone who spent the whole of their career in Liverpool, it has been an incredible experience to come to Los Angeles and play for the LA Galaxy.”

Gerrard scored five goals in 34 appearances during his 18-month stint with the MLS club.

Jurgen Klopp has said Gerrard is "always welcome" at Liverpool.

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