Jürgen Klopp is unlocking Jordan Henderson’s master plan as Liverpool’s transfer decision is made

Few could have expected Jordan Henderson to be the subject of transfer speculation this summer. Although Liverpool are undergoing a midfield rebuild, it always seemed a given that the Reds captain would have a role to play, even if his starting options were reduced.

But recent relations with Saudi Arabia created some doubts. While there’s no denying Henderson’s affinity for Liverpool, any kind of offer from football’s newest powerhouse league is likely to turn a player’s head.

According to a new report from Daily mail However, Henderson will not be reuniting with Steven Gerrard at Al-Ettifaq. Instead, the Liverpool captain will report back to training, where a new plan may await him.

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The 33-year-old had to take on a relatively unknown role at the end of last season. Henderson was lined up in his usual place as a right-sided number eight, but as a consequence of Jürgen Klopp’s tactical change, he faced challenging new tasks.

Across Liverpool’s last 10 games, the Reds defended using their go-to 4-3-3, which consists of Henderson performing effectively as a box-to-box midfielder. On the attacking side of the game, however, Klopp instructed his players to adopt a sort of 3-2-5 shape with a new look.

Trent Alexander-Arnold started the rotation by drifting into central midfield from right-back to play alongside Fabinho. Left-back Andy Robertson then created a back three with Virgil van Dijk and Ibrahima Konaté and Henderson pushed up towards the final third with Curtis Jones on the opposite side.

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