Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has revealed the teammate that hurt him during his football career. Steven Gerrard is a Liverpool fan through and through having come through the Reds Academy before making his debut for the first team as a teenager. Steven Gerrard spent the major part of his professional career at Liverpool and he’s undoubtedly a legend of the Merseyside outfit. Steven Gerrard recently talked about his time at Liverpool while he was on the Robbie Fowler podcast. Steven Gerrard played with striker Robbie Fowler, the Robbie Fowler podcast host, and also went on to captain the club.

While he was speaking to ex-Liverpool teammate Robbie Fowler, the former Liverpool midfielder revealed how he was hurt by the exit of Spanish striker Fernando Torres in January 2011. Fernando Torres raised a lot of eyebrows when he left Liverpool to join Premier League rivals Chelsea in a £50m deal. Steven Gerrard narrated how he tried to persuade Fernando Torres from leaving Liverpool for Chelsea. The former Liverpool skipper also stated that he spoke to the agent of Fernando Torres in a bid to stop the move to Stamford Bridge. Steven Gerrard was gutted with the transfer as he felt that Liverpool were closing the gap on the top two teams, Manchester United and Chelsea.

Fernando Torres was a lethal striker during his time at Anfield. He scored 81 goals in 132 Liverpool games. According to Steven Gerrard, he was at his peak when he played alongside Fernando Torres at the club. On the comparison between Fernando Torres and Luis Suarez, the Rangers boss opted for Uruguayan international star Luis Suarez. Steven Gerrard was unable to win a major trophy with Fernando Torres at Liverpool but that was not the case with Luis Suarez. Gerrard and Suarez won the League Cup together at the start of 2012.