Do we need a new Captain?

Should Jordan Henderson be captain of Liverpool for the 2018-19 season?

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Anfield rd Dreamer

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There are many skills and abilities involved with football. I don't see why the leadership abilities that make the best Captain choices on and off the pitch should be subject to consideration of the best on pitch playing abilities. It's like saying the shrewdest negotiator at a company should be their PR representative because they are doing the best job elsewhere. A team is an entity that is together for a good proportion of the week. They only actually get on the pitch together for a very limited period of time within that. If Henderson is doing what a Captain needs to on and off the pitch then there's no need to change things. It's clearly not having a detrimental effect at the moment. I'm sure Klopp will make a decision when it's needed and not before.
 

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I think we need a new poll as it's missleading. I have personally changed my mind since it was first open.
 

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I think this thread needs deleting.
Hasn't aged well, has it?

If anything the last few matches have shown just how essential Hendo is to the smooth running of this side. He's probably one of the first names on the team-sheet at this point.

Edit: I've also enabled the option for people to change their votes if they wish.
 

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Hasn't aged well, has it?

If anything the last few matches have shown just how essential Hendo is to the smooth running of this side. He's probably one of the first names on the team-sheet at this point.

Edit: I've also enabled the option for people to change their votes if they wish.
Why let a fool no longer be publically said fool? (says one who has been wrong so many times, but got this one right..)
 

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To be fair, he's changed, he's grown into a different animal to the one we saw 3 years ago. Last year was another step in that progression. This year, he's become indispensable
 

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A valid discussion to be having a couple of years ago although there's no way that JK changes the captaincy while Henderson is still at the club. That's just not how he works, but it was less than a year ago that Henderson was subbed against Spurs at Anfield after having a terrible game. Plenty of audible grumbles from the crowd that day about his performance and he knew it. Next game he scores against Southampton, gives our fans the ears celebration and the rest is history.

His form this season has been fantastic and he has developed into a fine leader. The confidence instilled by the CL win has lifted him to another level. I have not seen him play this well and so consistently at any other time in his Liverpool career. I really hope he's on the pitch against Atletico. He was the driving force behind the Barcelona victory.
 

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Im not sure he has. I just think as a player without flair the views many people have on him tend to rise and fall with the success of the side.
Exactly! He's been an essential component of this side since he played his way into it during Rodgers first year. Whenever he doesn't play we suffer. Doesn't always do flashy stuff that gets him attention usual flies under the radar keeping everything ticking.