Lionel Messi Couldn't Replace Steven Gerrard at Liverpool, Says James Milner

New Liverpool midfielder James Milner faces the unenviable task of trying to fill the chasm left by the departure of former captain Steven Gerrard next season.

The former Manchester City utility man—who has netted in both of his pre-season appearances for the Reds—doesn't think any one man, including Lionel Messi, can replicate what Gerrard achieved in his 18-year spell at Anfield.

"I don't think there's someone on the planet who could replace Gerrard for what he did for Liverpool...

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