There is a growing possibility that Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson could be sold by the club, according to reports in England.
Reliable sources claim that, despite talks being held over a new contract, the Reds have not tabled an offer deemed acceptable to the player. With that being the case, the club have a big decision to make over whether to allow Henderson to run down his current deal.
The 31-year-old has less two years left on his contract and the feeling is that the midfielder could be offloaded in order to get a decent transfer fee. Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid are said to be monitoring developments and fans on Twitter are surprised that things have got to this stage:
What have I just read
— Sirah 🦋 (@lfc_ali21) July 19, 2021
Is this for real ??
— Paul shortt (@shortty5) July 19, 2021
This has to be a joke
— Jamal Lababidi (@JamalLababidi6) July 19, 2021
If FSG let this happen then I’m done with them. He’s the heart and soul of this club. If he goes we fall to pieces.
— Return Of The Kop (@ReturnOfTheKop) July 19, 2021
No chance of Hendo leaving LFC. Period
— Michael Foo (@anfieldkitroom) July 19, 2021
FSG is really threading on our patience uh? If this turns out to be true, ask them to be ready to face the music
— Vinnyy (@WolfbaneKelvin) July 19, 2021
They don’t offer contracts to older players yet Millie was no spring chicken each time he extended his contract 🤷🏻♂️
— Tom Francis (@Tomfrancis98) July 19, 2021
Hendo will be 33 when contract runs out.
We shouldn’t let him go but why are we surprised with FSG. Allowed Gerrard to go why would anyone be immune from the exit door.
Squad evolves, he won’t start as much over the next 2 seasons regardless – won’t stick around to b a number.
— CM Kop (@curtynwa) July 19, 2021
Biggest L if FSG sold this player
— jute. (@FSG_OUTT) July 19, 2021
Liverpool’s owners Fenway Sports Group are pretty ruthless when it comes to making decisions over contracts. They leave very little room for sentiment and it appears that due to Henderson’s age, they are unwilling to give in to his demands, despite everything he has done for the club over the last decade.