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.