Liverpool’s first-team squad have hardly posted on social media after Monday night’s loss at Southampton. Jordan Henderson has proven to be the exception.
That was well advised, too. The emotions are still raw and generic content would have done little to satisfy to supporters’ disappointment.
As club-captain, Jordan Henderson has taken responsibility for Liverpool’s performance with a message to supporters on Instagram, making an honest appraisal of the defeat at St Mary’s.
Liverpool have now claimed just two points in their previous three matches after the 1-0 loss, where the performance was too slow to get going.
Henderson has admitted that the latest display from the Reds wasn’t good enough for a club with Liverpool’s ambitions.
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The 30-year-old skipper again put in his all and shone even in a mediocre team performance on the south-coast.
He will be at the forefront of Liverpool’s efforts to get their season back on track, starting against Aston Villa in the FA Cup on Friday.
Manchester United are hot on the heels of the English champions, after all. Liverpool will have to respond quickly if they are to remain the team to beat this season.
United are the next visitors to Anfield, too. This should certainly raise alarm bells for Liverpool to respond quickly.
That’s the kind of leadership Liverpool need right now, above all else. It’s clear from his message what the standards are. We share that particular feeling.