Jermaine Jenas comments on Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson

Ex Newcastle player Jermain Jenas during The FA Cup Fourth Round between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on January 28, 2018, in London, England.

Jordan Henderson is an important player for Liverpool.

Jordan Henderson during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Liverpool FC at Cardiff City Stadium on April 21, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

Jermaine Jenas has said on BBC Radio 5 live that he was worried about Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson’s technical ability.

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United midfielder has also stated that the 28-year-old England international can be the scapegoat at Anfield.

Jenas said about Henderson on BBC Radio 5 live: “The only thing that ever worried me about Jordan is, I think, at times technically as a midfielder he is a little bit limited.

“He will play simple balls at times. He has better passes in the locker, but for some reason he holds back, I think, because he can be scapegoat at Anfield I find.”

21st April 2019, Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales; EPL Premier League football, Cardiff City versus Liverpool; James Milner of Liverpool celebrates with Jordan Henderson after scoring...

Polarising figure

Henderson is a divisive figure among the Liverpool fans, with some supporters rating his contribution while others thinking that he has no place in the team.

While the former Sunderland midfielder is not technically as good as some of Liverpool teammates, he works hard, has good positional sense and is a leader in the middle of the park.

The 28-year-old, who has improved well in recent years, is not guaranteed a place in Jurgen Klopp’s starting lineup, but the Englishman has contributed to the team and remains an important player, both on the pitch and off it.

According to WhoScored, Henderson has made 18 starts and 11 substitute appearances in the Premier League for Liverpool so far this season, scoring one goal and providing two assists in the process.

The England international midfielder has made six starts and two substitute appearances in the Champions League for the Reds this campaign, providing one assist in the process, according to WhoScored.

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jermaine Jenas working for BT Sport television media before the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan at...

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