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Liverpool legend salutes Gerrard and Carroll

Anfield hero Steve McManaman says Steven Gerrard and Andy Carroll are good combination

Andy Carroll (left) and Steven Gerrard (right) hope to score lots for Liverpool

Liverpool legend Steve McManaman reckons Steven Gerrard will bring the best out of striker Andy Carroll.

England midfield star Steven is fit again after injuries and Steve says that his skills will help Andy, who has scored five goals in 30 matches for the Reds.

Steve said: "Steven is Liverpool’s best player, he is arguably England’s best player. His assists are wonderful."

He added: "Andy Carroll will improve significantly by being at Liverpool. The time to judge him is not now. I hope in years to come we are talking about a number nine superstar."

Key Points

  • Steve McManaman says Steve and Andy will be a great potent partnership
  • Steven is 'arguably England's best player' says Steve
  • Steve says Andy should be given time to prove himself