Steven Gerrard spent 17 years in Liverpool’s first team.
Steven Gerrard admits Jurgen Klopp’s current Liverpool team is the best the club has ever seen.
Aston Villa boss Gerrard is an icon at the Reds after his 17-year stint in the Liverpool first-team.
Asked about Klopp’s team ahead of their meeting at Villa Park on Tuesday, Gerrard said: “Because of the way the game has changed – it’s gone quicker, it’s gone faster – I think you’re probably watching the best Liverpool team there has been.
“That’s due to the speed, mentality and intensity of this current group.
“But I say that without disrespecting previous Liverpool teams because I grew up watching them. The European Cup winners, serial league title winners – I grew up on all of that. I’m well aware they’ve previously had world-class players, managers and teams.”
Liverpool are three points behind Man City in the title race and they cannot afford to lose points. Reds are already in the final of the FA Cup and Champions League.