Jordan Henderson insists Liverpool’s Premier League title win is for Steven Gerrard
‘This one is kind of private for me and to do it for him is kind of massive’: Jordan Henderson insists Liverpool’s Premier League title win is for Steven Gerrard and admits he was ‘devastated’ for former captain once they fell simply brief in 2014
- Jordan Henderson hailed Steven Gerrard after Liverpool’s Premier League win
- The 30-year-old midfielder succeeded membership legend Gerrard as captain in 2015
- Henderson admitted he was devastated once they missed out on title in 2014
Jordan Henderson insisted that nobody would replicate Steven Gerrard’s standing at Liverpool after the 30-year-old led the membership to their first league title in 30 years.
The midfielder succeeded Gerrard as captain at Anfield when the membership legend left his boyhood membership in 2015, and Henderson has gone on to elevate the Champions League, Membership World Cup and now Premier League as skipper.
Within the aftermath of the triumph, Henderson paid tribute to Gerrard and revealed his devastation after Liverpool narrowly missed out on the title in 2014.
Jordan Henderson paid tribute to Steven Gerrard after Liverpool gained the Premier League
‘I stated this after I first took over the position of the captaincy, when individuals might need doubted me and criticised me as an individual, however I’ll all the time say nobody will substitute Steven Gerrard at this membership irrespective of who the captain is or what the staff wins,’ Henderson stated.
‘It wasn’t in my thoughts after I took over the captaincy to exchange him; it was simply to do the most effective I might for this membership and this staff and that’s all I ever attempt to do.’
Gerrard was succeeded by midfielder Henderson when he left his boyhood membership in 2015
Henderson, who joined the membership below Kenny Dalglish in 2011 and overcame many criticisms and accidents to grow to be a key participant for Jurgen Klopp, devoted the victory to those that got here earlier than.
‘This isn’t just for us as gamers and for the followers,’ Henderson stated. ‘Additionally it is for gamers like Stevie and Kenny [Dalglish] who imply a lot to this membership. I understand how a lot it means to Stevie to win the Premier League.
‘I used to be devastated in 2014 that we could not recover from the road for him however I do know he’s so completely happy and so happy with this staff to have the ability to carry the Premier League trophy to Liverpool. This one is kind of private for me and to do it for him is kind of massive.’