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Top 10 craziest English transfers that almost happened

Top 10 craziest English transfers that almost happened
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9. Steven Gerrard to Chelsea

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – MAY 2015: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

For most Liverpool fans, Steven Gerrard not playing football at Anfield seemed impossible to believe.

The Englishman was a home-grown Liverpudlian and a proud Red throughout his entire career.

But Liverpool’s failure to win the Premier League during Gerrard’s days on the pitch was a disappointment. The midfielder was one of the best at his peak and could have played anywhere.

And it turns out moves to Manchester United and Chelsea were a real possibility in the mid-2000s.

Jose Mourinho, especially, was keen to bring him to Stamford Bridge in 2005.