Steven Gerrard began his new role as Academy coach with Liverpool FC on Wednesday morning - and our photographer was there to capture the legend's arrival.

The club icon has taken up a wide-ranging, full-time role at the Kirkby youth complex, which will involve aiding in the professional development phase of the young players.

Gerrard's work under the guidance of Academy director Alex Inglethorpe gets under way today, marking a special return for the former Reds captain.