Liverpool latest: Henderson to be offered new contract to stay at Anfield

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Henderson offered new contract

Jordan Henderson's metamorphosis from being an expensive flop to being appointed Liverpool vice captain was a meteoric journey, kick started by Brendan Rodgers' arrival as Liverpool boss in 2012.

Now an England regular in the midfield, Henderson's growth has been key to Liverpool's improvement in recent years, and now looks set to be rewarded for his fine performances.

The Daily Mail report that Henderson is set to be offered a new contract to stay at Anfield, worth around £80,000-per-week, with just 18 months left on his current £65,000-per-week deal.

Can has no regrets over Liverpool move

With Henderson's midfield partner Steven Gerrard coming towards the end of his career, Rodgers snapped up Bayer Leverkusen star Emre Can for around £10m this summer.

The 20-year-old has impressed so far, and says that he has no regrets having snubbed a return to Bayern Munich in favour of Anfield.

“Any move is a risk,” said Can. “Nothing is guaranteed in football. I could have stayed at Bayer Leverkusen and eventually gone back to Bayern Munich. But at this stage Liverpool seemed the right thing to do. The manager was very important because I could see he believed in me straight away.”

Sturridge injury confirmed

Finally, there's more bad news for Liverpool on the Daniel Sturridge front.

Sturridge, who scored 24 goals last season, has been sidelined since the start of August after suffering a thigh injury on England international duty.

After pulling out of training on Tuesday with another thigh problem, Sturridge has been ruled out for another four weeks. The former Chelsea star is struggling to get fit, and it's becoming more and more of an issue for the Reds.

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