Jordan Henderson is playing his best football for Liverpool this season.

The Reds captain has a new role in Jurgen Klopp’s midfield that has allowed him to flourish.

In a more advanced position on the right side Henderson has become more impactful in the final third of the pitch.

The 29-year-old helped Liverpool beat Manchester City and extend our lead at the top of the Premier League table this weekend.

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On his 250th game for the Reds Henderson proved himself more than just a willing runner.

The Liverpool captain was a constant threat to Manchester City down the right flank. He ran Angelino ragged and was pivotal to our success.

Early into the second half he went on a gut-busting run before beautifully crossing for Sadio Mane who headed home.

This assist comes on the back of a similarly impressive performance against Tottenham Hotspur.

 

The England international took up advanced positions throughout the game before lashing in a crucial Liverpool equaliser.

Henderson has one particular teammate to thank for his new role in Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Fabinho has become one of the best defensive midfielder players in the Premier League.

His ability to expertly protect the Reds defence has had a massive impact on Henderson’s game.

Now free from his defensive duties our captain can get forward and have a bigger influence in the final third of the pitch.

Jordan Henderson is playing his best ever football and Liverpool fans will be hopeful he can help end our 30-year wait for a league title.

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