The captain of Liverpool football club men’s team Jordan Henderson signed a new contract with the Reds on the deadline day of this summer’s transfer market.
Renewing his contract, Henderson is set to stay at Anfield for the next four years. Thus, in doing so, the midfielder became the 6th player for the Reds to sign a new deal with the club this summer.
Completing his 10 years journey with the club, on signing a new contract Henderson said
I’m obviously very honoured and proud to continue the journey I’ve already been on here. It’s amazing to finally get it done and just concentrate on looking forward and what the future may hold.
Journey so far with Liverpool football club: Jordan Henderson
Since joining Liverpool way back in 2011, the England international has made a total of 394 appearances for the club. During his tenure, Henderson has scored 30 goals while collecting five winner’s medals.
Holding on to the captain’s armband passed on by the legend Steven Gerrard, Henderson became the first skipper in the Premier League era to lift the league title.
Commenting over his journey with the club so far Henderson said
“I’ve loved every minute of it, even when I look back at the tough times, I was still enjoying being a part of this football club. The longer I can do that, the better for me really. I want to be here as long as possible, I’ve always said that.”
The 31-years-old midfielder has also been honoured with some personal accolades. Starting with the 2019-20 FWA Footballer of the Year, Liverpool Fans’ Player of the Season 2019-20 and the Men’s Player of the Year 2019 for England.
Meanwhile, with the Reds, the midfielder helped the team in winning a league cup in 2012, Adding on, a Premier League title in 2019-20. A Champions League trophy in 2018-19. A UEFA Super Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup in the year 2019.
Expressing his desire to be with the club for many more years the Liverpool captain said
“To continue this journey is incredible for me and my family. And I hope the fans and the club feel the same way.”
Henderson is currently focusing on his international duties. Joining the England squad for the upcoming World Cup 2022 qualifiers, Henderson is all boosted up for the season ahead.
Liverpool is my Religion and Anfield is my Church. 17th May 1996 the date I had my blood coloured red. The one you love the most you can not live without it and that is football to me.