Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 4/2/13
Steven Gerrard says Liverpool's late bid for a European spot is more important than the club sorting out his future. Reds manager Brendan Rodgers has indicated he wants to speak to Gerrard about a new contract, with the Liverpool and England skipper having just 15 months left on his current deal. Liverpool beat Aston Villa 2-1 to close the gap on sixth-placed Everton in the Premier League to three points and Gerrard is focusing all his thoughts on the chase for a European place. Gerrard said: "For me, it (contract talks) is not a priority at the moment. "The most important thing for me now is to move on to the West Ham game. I want to finish the season strong. I'm feeling good. "Of course, I'm happy that the club are mentioning new contracts, but it's not important at the moment. "What we need to do is put pressure on for that European place. A lot of the teams above us need to play each other. "We're hoping there's a few slip ups above us and we can capitalise, but it's impo...
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