Jordan Henderson dismisses reports that he will be Captain of Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has dismissed reports that he is all set to replace Steven Gerrard as the new Liverpool captain.

Gerrard will be leaving Liverpool for LA Galaxy at the end of the season. This brings an end to more than two decades of service at the club. More crucially, Gerrard has been the heartbeat of Liverpool on several occasions. His contribution to the club on the night of the Champions League final in 2005 forever remain in the hearts of Liverpool fans. As the season approaches its end, Gerrard’s successor is yet to be revealed by Brendan Rodgers.

Daniel Sturridge looking to come back soon in Liverpool

The Liverpool fans would be absolutely frustrated to know that he star player of the side Daniel Sturridge is not going to make his comeback anytime soon.

The 25-year old England international got unfit yet again yesterday while training with the Reds squad. The injury is believed to be in one of his thighs.

Sturridge had injured his thigh a couple of months back as well, but, that was different sort of injury. This time around, it’s a strain as per the medical reports.

The recovery period is going to be of the same length though. Sturridge will have to be out for one and half months more which means he is done for this year. He will be back next year only now.

Lucas Leiva make his place back in team

After not being in the first-team plans of Brendan Rodgers in the first half of the season, midfielder Lucas Leiva has forced himself back into the plans after some impressive performances in the Champions League and the Premier league.

After struggling with defending throughout last season, the defensive record of Liverpool just got worse this season. This is despite the club spending more than £ 20 million on defender Dejan Lovren.Rodgers recognised that a change needed to be done and he focused on improving defensive performance in the key Champions League match against Ludogorets.

Leiva Causes COncern Amongst Liverpool Fans

Lucas Leiva has caused a lot of concern amongst Liverpool fans after openly admitting that he wants to play for the club’s former manager Rafa Benitez. The Brazilian midfielder was initially criticised by a lot of fans during the early part of his Liverpool career, but he eventually won them over through sheer hard work. Under the guidance of Benitez, Lucas became one of the important players at Liverpool and was also a regular fixture in the Brazilian national team. After several managerial changes in the last few years, his position at the club has become less secure.

Leiva Causes COncern Amongst Liverpool Fans

Lucas Leiva has caused a lot of concern amongst Liverpool fans after openly admitting that he wants to play for the club’s former manager Rafa Benitez. The Brazilian midfielder was initially criticised by a lot of fans during the early part of his Liverpool career, but he eventually won them over through sheer hard work. Under the guidance of Benitez, Lucas became one of the important players at Liverpool and was also a regular fixture in the Brazilian national team. After several managerial changes in the last few years, his position at the club has become less secure.

Gerrard Believes High Wages Cause Lack Of Dedication

Steven Gerrard reckons that because of the high amount of bucks that the soccer players get at a young age in club football nowadays, they don’t remain that hungry to make appearances for their country. They just focus on playing for their respective clubs.

Gerrard’s national side England has suffered early exit from another one of the FIFA Competitions i.e. the FIFA World Cup 2014.

In one of his interviews recently, the midfielder talked about the factors which are having adverse affect on the condition of the Three Lions national team. When he was asked if money is one such factor, he said, “Yes, it is to some extent. Those players who play the game only to get famous and to earn cash, it can surely distract them.”

Leiva Invites Cafu To Liverpool Training

Brazilian legend Cafu has revealed that he had the opportunity to witness John Flanagan in action after being invited to the Liverpool training by midfielder Lucas Leiva. Lucas Leiva may have lost his first-team spot in the Brazilian national team after the appointment of Luiz Felipe Scolari, but he still has a lot of friends with the current and former Brazilian players. One of them is Cafu, who is regarded as one of the finest right backs in the world. Along with left back Roberto Carlos, Cafu dominated the international football for a period of 10 years.

Leiva Rejects Suggestions About Moving

Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva has rejected suggestions that he is about to leave the club at the end of the season. After the final match of the season against Newcastle United, Lucas tweeted a message that appeared to be a farewell. He thanked the fans for a remarkable seven seasons at the club. Lucas has not been a first-team regular this campaign. This has resulted in him losing his spot in the Brazilian national team. Lucas will not be travelling with the Brazil squad for the World Cup 2014.

LUCAS STRUGGLING FOR WORLD CUP

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is now struggling to make his way into the Brazil 2014 squad after being starved of first-team action at Liverpool. Under the last few managers, Lucas has been a regular first-team player. He seemed to form an impeccable partnership with Steven Gerrard in the centre of midfield. However, Brendan Rodgers has brought about a significant change to the way Liverpool have been playing this season. The likes of fast players like Coutinho and Jordan Henderson have been preferred in the centre of the park, while Gerrard himself has had to play a defensive role.

YOUNGSTERS GIVEN CHANCES

Luiz Felipe Scolari’s are going through an unbeaten streak as they have claimed consecutive triumphs victories against Japan, Mexico, Italy, Uruguay, Spain and South Africa as some of their latest fixtures of friendly matches and FIFA Confederations Cup.

Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva has not been featured in any of those matches as Scolari is taking more into consideration the younger players with Barcelona’s Neymar being one of the prominent figures which the team will be built around for the upcoming World Cup.

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