“He is the leading candidate”: Jordan Henderson should be named the PFA player of the year, according to his Liverpool teammate Andy Robertson, because he reveals that the captain propelled the team when they struggled
- Liverpool has opened a 22-point lead at the top of the Premier League
- Andy Robertson believes that Captain Jordan Henderson deserves the credit
- Henderson has packed essential goals and helps to walk Liverpool
Jordan Henderson is the lead candidate for the Premier League player of the year, according to Liverpool teammate Andy Robertson.
Both have been key in Liverpool’s stunning league season, giving them a 22-point lead at the top of the table and a first title since 1990.
The left back believes that the Liverpool captain’s leadership has helped the team galvanize both outside the field and in competitions to reach the heights that have hit them.
Jordan Henderson is a leading candidate to become the Premier League player of the year
“I think he’s the most important candidate for me [for player of the year], “Robertson told me Sky Sports News.
“Sometimes this season in which we struggled is the one who has driven us forward.
“He’s the one who made sure we don’t get limp, or he got some really important goals or very important assists.
Andy Robertson (right) has credited the leadership of the Liverpool skipper with the driving team on
Robertson and Henderson are important pillars in Liverpool and are at the top of a 22-point lead
“Maybe his performance went a bit under the radar at the start of the season, but as the season progressed, he didn’t really have a bad game.
‘You really appreciate him if you train with him every day and in this country he is not sufficiently appreciated in his character.
‘He gets the recognition he deserves because he is a fantastic player, a fantastic role model and a fantastic captain. He has sometimes driven us to three points this season when we are struggling. “