Liverpool could be repeating a mistake made this summer directly in front.
After watching a reliable central midfielder Gini Wijnaldum leaves for free after months of fruitless contract talks, the Reds face the same fate with Jordan Henderson.
The inspiring leader is we think he is in negotiations with Anfield club on a new deal, but talks are not progressing as hoped.
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The report says the hierarchy has “higher priorities” to deal with this summer in to attach like Alisson Becker, Mohamed Salah and Fabinho.
In a strange turn of events, the same report also claims Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino “is closely monitoring” developments regarding the 31-year-old.
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If ever a piece of news was not welcome, it was this one.
On the eve of a national campaign, Liverpool need positivity more or less to the end, no uncertainty about the future of the captain and such a talismanic figure in the team.
Although it remains possible for the time being, Henderson will remain a red beyond his 2023 contract, any upheaval would be grossly unwelcome.
FSG must put reluctance to offer big deals to aging stars aside for someone then integral to Jurgen Klopp’s plans.
Should Liverpool do everything possible to keep Jordan Henderson?