The priority is to keep Steven and build a winning team around him. As long as he wants to stay, we want to keep him.
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He realizes how much the club means to him.
There has never been a split between us and Rafa over Michael Owen or any other player. It's not a no or a yes. There has been plenty of speculation and we will see next week. It's always encouraging when a player says he wants to come to Liverpool.
There's some work to do and it's a few days before the deadline, so we'll see.
He wants to stay and I couldn't be more delighted.
There's probably been too much speculation already. We will see next week. There has never been a split between us and Rafa over Michael Owen or any other player.
We are always encouraged when players say they want to join Liverpool.
We've cleared all of that and I don't think it will happen again.