Steven Gerrard Confident Liverpool Will Add Key Components This Summer, Equalize Manchester United’s Recent Success Someday Soon

It hasn't been easy for Liverpool fans and players to watch Manchester United continue its recent run of success — especially because LFC hasn't won a trophy since the 2006 FA Cup.

However, captain Steven Gerrard is optimistic that Liverpool can match Man U under the ownership of Fenway Sports Group, according to The Guardian.

LFC recently signed England Under-21 midfielder Jordan Henderson from Sunderland in a £20 million deal, a sign that ownership is willing to spend for this team, giving Liverpool players and supporters the confidence they need heading into the summer.

"As a Liverpool fan and a player, it's frustrating when you see your archrivals lifting trophies but you've got to give credit where it's due. They've won it, they've overtaken us," the 31-year-old Gerrard told The Guardian. "Now the challenge for us is to equalize. We've got to make sure we've got a squad capable of going into the season and competing with Manchester United."

Gerrard is coming along strong after undergoing groin surgery, and he's looking forward to a big season.

"It's a big statement by the club getting a big signing in early and now we're watching anxiously for a few more to follow," he added. "It's exciting times. It's important this team delivers very soon because we've been a number of seasons without putting a trophy in the cabinet and that's not what Liverpool is about."

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