This season has seen some remarkable things happen at Liverpool. The club have been smashing records for fun and look set to win the Premier League in record breaking time. One of the most remarkable episodes of the season has been the form of the captain. With Fabinho back from injury we could see the best of Jordan Henderson.

The return of Fabinho could fully unleash Jordan Henderson.

The return of Fabinho could fully unleash Jordan Henderson. (Photo by Visionhaus)

In November, Jürgen Klopp lost Fabinho to injury.

The Brazilian pulled up lame in a Champions League tie with Napoli, forcing the gaffer to push Jordan Henderson back into defensive midfield.

Although Fabby had become indispensable, the captain proved to be more than capable of filling the ex-Monaco man’s shoes.

Throughout the festive period Hendo lined up at defensive midfield and drove his side to a string of impressive victories, the 4-0 away thrashing of Leicester City a stand out moment.

In truth, the switch into defensive midfield saw the captain hit the form of his life.


Now, with Fabinho back, we could see the very best of Jordan Henderson.

The skipper has established himself as the front runner for the PFA Player of the Year award thanks to his form since November.

Now that Hendo can play in a more advanced, untethered role again, we can expect him to up his game even further.

The skipper has picked up two goals and three assists in his last four games when playing as a defensive midfielder.

With Henderson in a further forward, classic ‘Gerrard 8’ role we can expect the captain to be getting in even more dangerous positions in the coming games with Fabinho there to cover him defensively.

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