引用Stay at Liverpool
PROS: The highlight of Gerrard's career was probably the Champions League triumph in 2005, and he will feel there is still time to emulate that success with the club... But, on top of all that, Gerrard loves Liverpool and - given the chance - would want to end his career at Anfield.
CONS: The sight of Gerrard on the bench is likely to become more familiar with his game time closely managed by Rodgers, and that could prove frustrating for the 34-year-old. With the likelihood of a cut in pay as well, the alternatives could end up proving more attractive than staying with the club he loves.
PROS: The chance to ply your trade in a different league has proved an attractive prospect for many of Gerrard’s colleagues: Steve McManaman and Michael Owen to name but two. Frank Lampard has also chosen to (eventually) move to America and join the MLS. That is an option Gerrard may consider if he wants to secure a wage that at least matches the one he’s on now.
CONS: Although there has been a massive cash injection into leagues like the MLS, they are still yet to catch up with the Premier League in terms of quality and prestige. Gerrard, like anyone facing such a decision, would also have to take his family into account.
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引用Join another Premier League team
PROS: It would mean Gerrard will still be plying his trade in England, and a move elsewhere would likely result in more regular playing time and potentially match his current wage. Depending on the destination, he could begin a whole new chapter of his career.
CONS: It’s not Liverpool. As hard as it would be for Gerrard to leave Anfield, turning up there as an opposing player would be even more difficult. In practical terms, signing for a top-four rival wouldn’t guarantee him any more football than he already plays at Liverpool, while signing for a lesser team could result in a lack of motivation or put him in a relegation battle.
PROS: While arguably no longer at his peak, Gerrard would still sign off at the top of the professional game. He came agonisingly close to winning a first Premier League title last season, but it looks unlikely Liverpool will replicate that form this year, so he may decide enough is enough. Most people would rather choose to walk out the door rather than be pushed out, and he may decide the time is right to leave so it stops Rodgers having to make an awkward call. Plus, there would undoubtedly be a place for him among Rodgers’ coaching staff should he wish to go down that route.
CONS: Retiring when you’re still playing at the top is difficult because there may be a feeling of "what if" a couple of years down the line when you really start to miss the game. Gerrard has been a professional footballer for 16 years so it's not a decision he will take lightly.