Friday, 30 December 2016

KLOPP IS WORLD CLASS SAYS HENDERSON:

The Reds have made a decent start to the
Premier League season, and the midfielder
believes that they can reclaim their place in
the elite with the German
Liverpool are aiming to reach the pinnacle
of English and European football under
"world-class" Jurgen Klopp, according to
captain Jordan Henderson.
Klopp's side take on Pep Guardiola's
Manchester City in a second-versus-third
clash in the Premier League on Saturday,
with both teams keen to evade losing further
ground on bellwethers Chelsea.
Liverpool are 18-time English and five-time
European champions, but are without a
major accolade since hoisting the 2012 League
Cup during Henderson's first season at
Anfield, with final reverses in the same
competition against City and in the Europa
League versus Sevilla last season gainsaying
Klopp cutlery in his debut campaign on
Merseyside.
The 26-year-old England midfielder has
progressed from bit-part player to captain
and a central figure in Klopp's side,
providing the defensive midfield substructure
for his vibrant assailing team-mates to
shine.

"He's a fantastic manager. A great person.
There's such a good atmosphere in the
camp," Henderson told the Telegraph .
"He's got a great balance between when to
be relaxed and when we need a kick up the
backside. We all look up to him.
"Luis [Suarez] would get the headlines and
rightly so when he was here, Stevie
[Gerrard] also, but I still feel we have got
big players in this team," he added.
"And we are a really close group. We have
some unbelievable players, talented players,
who can change a game in seconds. Good
players – and we've also got good people."

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