Originally posted 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...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Cam Newton reveals the one thing his life is missing

George denies he is already moving out of Indiana home

Ezekiel Elliott cracks great joke about Dirk's running style

Riddick refutes report he will interview for Chiefs GM job

Report: Rockets have 'serious chance' at landing Chris Paul

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

MotoGP qualifying for the Dutch Grand Prix saw three frightening crashes Saturday

Report: Knicks attempted to move Joakim Noah with Kristaps Porzingis

Hornets GM mistakenly introduces Dwayne Bacon as Dwyane Wade

Three A's players knock first MLB homers in the same game

Cuban-American businessman emerges as potential Marlins buyer

Charles Oakley: Kristaps Porzingis was ‘wrong’ to skip exit meeting

Best of Yardbarker: Diana Taurasi makes history

The 'Finest running back from America’s Finest City' quiz

Players who need to turn around their season to save their teams

Sports & Politics Intersect: Washington gets a rare win

Three Up, Three Down: Flouting the written and unwritten rules of baseball

2016-17 NBA Awards: The Billy King Award for worst trade

Kicking it: David Villa isn't interested in a 'retirement tour'

Box Score 6/23: Philly continues to trust the process

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Feeding your roundball addiction through the summer months

The 'NBA Draft going back to school?' quiz

2016-17 NBA Awards: The Gary Payton Award for best trash talk of the year

Soccer News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Diana Taurasi makes history

The 'Finest running back from America’s Finest City' quiz

2016-17 NBA Awards: The Billy King Award for worst trade

Players who need to turn around their season to save their teams

Three Up, Three Down: Flouting the written and unwritten rules of baseball

Sports & Politics Intersect: Washington gets a rare win

Kicking it: David Villa isn't interested in a 'retirement tour'

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Feeding your roundball addiction through the summer months

The 'NBA Draft going back to school?' quiz

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker