Liverpool Captain Addresses The Media

Matt Thielen
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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was chosen to address the media along with Jurgen Klopp. The English midfielder had to field a variety of questions ranging from Klopp rumours to player morale.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson addresses the media

“[We take] Full responsibility. I know the manager tries to protect us. It’s down to us, we have to keep fighting. Hopefully, we can do that tomorrow.”

Jordan Henderson on taking responsibility of poor form

Jordan Henderson went on to discuss what it will take to play Leipzig and get a positive result.

“We’ve got to go out there and give 100% – we are ready to give 100% to get a positive result against a very good side.”

Jordan Henderson on what it will take to beat Leipzig

Jordan Henderson was then asked about the underdog mentality and if The Reds have adopted it once again.

“Leipzig are a very good side. Everybody knows they’re a very good team. We have been going through a tough period but we can take positives, we just have to do it for 90 minutes.”

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson on being underdogs

Jordan Henderson on the Liverpool Squad

The Captain then changed course and talked about Thiago and his start to his Liverpool career.

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“He’s been brilliant since he’s come to the club. Everybody knows how good he is and he is a world-class player. He leads by example and we learn a lot from him on and off the pitch.”

Jordan Henderson on Thiago’s contributions to the club

After this, Henderson talked about how the squad is doing and what morale is like at the moment.

“It is difficult, we set standards for a long period of time. We need to get our heads down and get out of the situation we’re in. We’ll be even strong come the end.”

Jordan Henderson speaking to the media

Lastly, Jordan Henderson was asked about the elephant in the room and discussed the Klopp rumours.

“I don’t think I need to comment on that, someone on a keyboard making up rumours. Yeah, not true. I quite like the one about Robbo and Ali having a fight, that was a rumour.”

Jordan Henderson on the rumours surrounding the squad

The captain’s media availability came to an end but only after he touched on what it will take to get through this tough period.

“It’s down to us to change this period we’re going through, but the manager, there is no question mark how he reacts, he probably reacts the opposite to what people think he does [after a defeat].”

Jordan Henderson on getting through the rough patch

Liverpool play Leipzig in a Champions Leauge Round of 16 matchup. This is Leipzig’s home match, but the game is being held at a neutral venue due to COVID-19 restrictions in Germany.

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