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Steven Gerrard will undergo surgery on his left shoulder this week, ruling him out of Liverpool's final two games of the Premier League and England's upcoming exhibitions against Ireland and Brazil.
Liverpool says ''the captain's injury has progressively worsened in recent weeks and requires an operation to cure it.''
Gerrard is expected to be ready for the start of preseason training.
Liverpool's final two league games are against Fulham on Sunday and Queens Park Rangers on May 19.
England coach Roy Hodgson must find a new captain for the home exhibition against Ireland on May 29 and the trip to play Brazil on June 2.
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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is to have an operation on his left shoulder which will rule him out of the rest of the season.
The England skipper will also miss the national team's two friendlies against the Republic of Ireland at Wembley on May 29 and Brazil on June 2.
Gerrard will go under the knife later this week and is expected to return in time for Liverpool's...
Carragher & Gerrard play last ever game together - originally posted on Soccerlens.comAs news emerged last night that Steven Gerrard would miss Liverpool’s two remaining Premier League games this season with a shoulder injury, the realisation struck that Gerrard and Jamie Carragher had shared the pitch together for the final time in their illustrious careers.