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On today in 2011: Liverpool signal Jordan Henderson from Sunderland

Liverpool signed Jordan Henderson from Sunderland on today in 2011.

The deal for the 20-year-old England midfielder was reported to be price £16million.

“Clearly it’s laborious to go away your native membership. I’m a Sunderland lad, I’ve supported all of them my life,” Henderson advised the Liverpool web site.

“However this can be a large alternative for me. I’m actually excited by it.

“Coming to an enormous membership like Liverpool, there may be at all times going to be competitors.

“Hopefully I can maintain working laborious, maintain bettering, and get my probability on the pitch.”

Henderson picked up a winners’ medal in his first season at Anfield as Liverpool beat Cardiff in a Wembley penalty shoot-out to win the 2012 League Cup.

He grew to become Liverpool’s vice-captain in September 2014 and was appointed skipper the next July after Steven Gerrard’s departure.

Henderson has gone on to carry seven trophies as Liverpool captain beneath Jurgen Klopp – the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, FIFA Membership World Cup, UEFA Tremendous Cup and Neighborhood Protect.

He was named the 2019-20 Soccer Writers’ Affiliation’s Footballer of the 12 months as Liverpool ended a 30-year wait to grow to be champions of England.

The 75-times capped Henderson has performed 492 video games for Liverpool, with solely Jamie Carragher and Gerrard making extra Premier League appearances for the membership.



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