Date: 20th April 2010 at 10:06pm
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There has been a lot of speculation whether Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres will be at Anfield next season, but if Liverpool fail to qualify for the Champions or Europa League, one or both may be heading for the exit.

Steven Gerrard

The Liverpool and England ace, who turns 30 at the end of May once said he would never the club of his birth but with Liverpool FC up for sale and the clubs finances almost as bad as the Old Trafford lot the club is going to have to cut its cloth to meet its needs. Therefore, it’s reasonable to suggest their prize assets will sold.

Skybet currently have Gerrard at 1/8 to remain at Liverpool Football Club, although he is 6/1 to join Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid.

A possible move to Manchester City FC can be backed at 14/1, while odds of 16/1 are available for him to join Champions League holders Barcelona.

A long shot bet is that he jumps ship to Stamford Bridge and joins Chelsea at 25/1.



Fernando Torres

Following the news that Fernando Torres is set to miss the remainder of Liverpool’s season, having undergone a knee operation, WilliamHill have slashed the odds of the Spaniard never featuring again for the Reds from 7/2 to 8/15.

With cash expected to be tight at Anfield this summer, and rumours over the future of the man who brought the striker to the club, Rafael Benitez, Hills are clearly expecting Torres to jump ship during the summer transfer window.

The firm’s spokesman Graham Sharpe told Bettingpro…

‘We believe Torres is an odds-on chance to leave Liverpool before the start of next season’

Hills are also offering odds of 6/1 that Torres, Benitez AND Steven Gerrard have all left the club before the start of next season.

I wonder?

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