England skipper believes he is getting back to his best form and wants more goals
England captain Steven Gerrard
says he is returning to his best form after a mixed start to the season with Liverpool.
The Reds skipper, who clocked up his 100th cap for the Three Lions in November
, has played every minute of all 21 Premier League matches this season, scoring four times.
And the 32-year-old, who has also registered eight assists in the League, now believes fans are starting to see the Gerrard of old.
"I've passed some unbelievable landmarks for club and country, getting to the 600-games mark and winning my 100th cap for England,” said Gerrard.
"But with the slow start we made and being where we have in the League it's been a bit mixed for me.
"There's my form as well. I've played well in some games but I've been disappointed with myself in others and I'm not happy with my goal tally at the moment.”
He told Liverpool FC magazine: "People's opinions, perceptions and the way they judge you changes when you get a goal.
"I think my performances are getting closer to where I want them to be so if I can add goals to those performances then maybe people will start saying the old Steven Gerrard is back."
He added: "I'm confident that come the end of the season I will be satisfied with myself and the team because I do believe we can finish the season really strong."
Gerrard, along with Ashley Cole, Glen Johnson, Joe Hart and Danny Welbeck, is in the running for the England Men's Player of the Year award, which will be presented at the inaugural FA England Awards at St. George's Park on Sunday 3 February.
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