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These Liverpool fans want to sell Jordan Henderson after Man City showing

These Liverpool fans want to sell Jordan Henderson after Man City showing

Liverpool suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season at the Etihad Stadium last night in a fixture which breathed life back into the title race. 

An unexpected series of results left the Reds with the opportunity to move 10 points clear at the top of the table last night with a huge victory over the current champions, but goals from Sergio Aguero and Leroy Sane consigned the visitors to a rare feeling of defeat.

It was a result which naturally evoked feelings of frustration and intense disappointment among Liverpool’s fan base, and a familiar theme cropped up in response to the result: strong criticism for Jordan Henderson (valued at £25.2 million by Transfermarkt).

On an evening dominated by the brilliance of Fernandinho and Bernardo Silva, who unquestionably won a pulsating midfield battle, Henderson’s one dimensional approach and inability to rise to the occasion had plenty of fans seething.

Liverpool’s captain has done and will continue to divide opinion, reserving his most outstanding performances for fixtures against lower calibre opposition and offering a far cry from the charismatic style of play which Steven Gerrard used to bring to the fore.

Understandably frustrations have now reached boiling point and plenty of fans have called for Henderson’s departure in light of another disappointing big-game performance.

Here’s what some Liverpool fans had to say about Henderson last night…

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