Gerrard could make early return

18 February 2009 10:45
He had been believed to be eyeing a comeback for the Champions League tie against Real Madrid on 25 February.Benitez added: "He is improving. He is working with the medical staff and is progressing well. Normally he is a player who recovers quickly."He knows the game against City will be very important, and also the Real Madrid one, too."Liverpool will fall five points behind leaders Manchester United if their rivals beat Fulham on Wednesday.And United would stretch their advantage to eight points if they overcome Blackburn on Saturday.An early return by Gerrard would be a massive boost for the Anfield club as they try to close the gap on the champions.

Source: BBC_Sport