LIVERPOOL – The departure of Steven Gerrard of Liverpool, instantly presents the question of who would replace the legendary role in midfield. At that moment the coach, Brendan Rodgers, directing gaze to Jordan Henderson.
Last weekend, Gerrard confirmed his decision to leave Anfield Stadium at the end of this season. Strong suspicion that he will continue football career in the MLS (Major League Soccer) United States, to join the LA Galaxy.
Bold decision taken by the icon shocked the team and the Liverpudlian. Given the current Reds struggled in the middle of wading Premier League, and is now ranked eighth standings.
As if not to bother with the departure of Stevie–G, Rodgers immediately provide a general right of midfield to Henderson. Not without reason, for the coach‘s former Suderland have learned a lot about leadership from Gerrard.
“I think Henderson has all the capabilities of leadership on and off the field, that’s one of the reasons I made vice-captain. He needs to learn from Gerrard. So when Gerrard went, we think we have a person who offers the same policies and knowledge even though they are a different type of player, “said Rodgers to Goal, Monday (05/01/2015).
“He was greatly benefited by the pilot Gerrard, even before he became vice-captain. But of course, in the new role he must learn from the great. How does it work on and off the field, “he added.