Roy Hodgson is confident Steven Gerrard will remain a Red. Roy Hodgson has now met with Gerrard and had a personal chat with his captain. After their talk Hodgson revealed he was confident the midfielder would stay with Liverpool. "I think they went splendidly. I was very happy to meet the players and, of course, Kenny who I already know so well," the boss told official publication LFC Weekly. "I was delighted to see how positive they are. Everybody is looking forward towards to the new season. "Obviously Steven and Jamie are the playing heartbeat of the club and it's very important we keep people like that with us. "I anticipate there might be a situation where other big clubs will try and sign Steven, but he gave me no indication that he wanted to leave. "Nobody at the club wants him to go so I will be doing my utmost to make sure he stays. I am confident he will."