Jordan Henderson 'set for new three-year Liverpool contract

 

Jordan Henderson 'set for new three-year Liverpool contract
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is reportedly set to sign a new three-year deal at Anfield.


With transfer activity quiet on the red half of Merseyside this summer, the powers-that-be at Liverpool have been prioritising contract extensions for a key contingent of players.


Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho and Virgil van Dijk have all penned extensions with Jurgen Klopp's men, although there was some initial uncertainty surrounding Henderson's situation.


The 31-year-old was briefly tipped to exit Liverpool amid his contract stand-off, but The Athletic claims that talks have progressed and he has agreed a new three-year deal in principle with the club.


The report adds that Henderson could stay on for a fourth year depending on how many appearances he makes, and Klopp was instrumental in convincing the Reds captain to extend his stay.


Henderson missed Saturday's 3-0 victory over Norwich City as he builds up his fitness, but the England international is thought to have a strong chance of facing Burnley this weekend.


The Premier League and Champions League-winning midfielder has made 392 appearances for Liverpool in all competitions since 2011, scoring 30 goals and setting up 51 more.


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