Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher confesses that he is “delighted” however “baffled” regarding why club captain Jordan Henderson is just now getting extensive praise.
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has actually stated that he is “baffled” that Jordan Henderson is just now getting extensive praise for his efficiencies.
The Reds skipper is among the front- runners for the Premier League Player of the Year award this season having actually led Jurgen Klopp‘s side to a 25- point lead at the top of the table after just 29 games.
Henderson looks particular to end up being the first Liverpool captain considering that Alan Hansen in 1990 to raise the top-flight title if the season is finished, and Carragher confesses that he is “delighted” however perplexed regarding why it has actually taken so long for the midfielder to be identified.
“I have to say I am delighted but a little baffled that Jordan Henderson is getting more praise this season than in previous years,” Carragher wrote in The Telegraph.
” I think that most likely states more about those recommending he has actually enormously enhanced instead of the player himself due to the fact that – as I make certain Jurgen Klopp will affirm – his constant excellence as captain has actually been essential to Liverpool’s go back to the top.
” What is most outstanding this season is the way in which Henderson changed midfield functions. Till December, Fabinho was Liverpool’s best player and his injury might have been a defining moment in the titlerace Rather, Henderson presumed the number 6 position and carried out remarkably. Possibly that is why more individuals have actually observed his value just recently.”
Henderson has actually made 35 appearances for Liverpool throughout all competitions this season, scoring 3 goals and developing 5 more.