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The Daily Dirt: Is MLS too tough for Steven Gerrard?

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The former Premier League standout may be in for a short stay stateside.

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Steven Gerrard just finished up his first MLS campaign with LA Galaxy, and it sounds like the Liverpool FC legend doesn't plan on staying in the league too much longer. Gerrard's contract is up at the end of the 2016 season, and he's hinted that it might be his last in MLS. While the league's talent level can't match the Premier League, apparently Gerrard didn't realize how tough playing in MLS can be, especially for someone who's losing his legs.

"Going on the road, playing on turf, playing at altitude, playing in humidity, those are the hurdles that I've had to face over the last three months that I wasn't aware of. Every away game has a different challenge," said Gerrard.

The possibility of Gerrard leaving LA has some in the English media speculating a return on loan to Anfield, but that's pretty unlikely.

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