He intends to
set up a commission
to look into the issue of falling numbers of Englishmen in the top flight.
Take a look inside the prolific Liverpool youth set-up
But Gerrard, 33, says Liverpool are doing what they can to bring youngsters through, with 20-year-old defender Wisdom, and 18-year-old winger Sterling, who was
signed from QPR in 2010,
getting first-team opportunities after coming through the club's youth system.
"Brendan Rodgers has been fantastic at this club because he's been brave and he's given young players a chance," said Gerrard, who is himself an academy graduate.
Liverpool are currently second in the Premier League table, two points adrift of Arsenal, after winning four of their opening six matches.
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