Jordan Henderson | A Central Point

Jordan Henderson | A Central Point

[caption id="attachment_3470" align="alignleft" width="150"] Henderson[/caption] Jordan Henderson is something of a conundrum. To the vocal few he is a waste of money, to many more he is a player of great potential. To nobody, save perhaps the Liverpool coaching staff, he is a right winger who should be keeping Dirk Kuyt out of the side. When Liverpool paid £16M to Sunderland for Henderson's services, there was much trumpeting of the stat that only four players had created more chances than …
Premier League Central Midfield Comparison

Premier League Central Midfield Comparison

Liverpool Football Club is known for having some legendary central midfielders with names like Ian Callaghan, Graeme Souness, Jan Molby, Xabi Alonso and of course Steven Gerrard. So it goes without saying that anyone coming into the Liverpool midfield has some big shoes to fill …
Raul Meireles: Midfield Gem

Raul Meireles: Midfield Gem

Raul Meireles is arguably Roy Hodgson’s best signing. Well we never would have said that in December 2010 but since the return of the King he has been exceptional especially with Gerrard was out injured …

Player feature: Alberto Aquilani Vs Raul Meireles

I think it’s fair to say that Raul Meireles is the only positive that can be taken from Roy Hodgson’s disastrous tenure as Liverpool manager.  It’s taken Raul Meireles half a season and a manager who immediately recognised his best position to get him firing on all cylinders, but did we really need him?  Should he have been the priority over reinforcing the front line and providing competition to Torres? Hodgson shipped out Alberto Aquilani for a deal that if made …
Meireles is more...

Meireles is more...

Whether Roy Hodgson came to Liverpool with Raul Meireles in his little black book of decent midfielders or whether he was merely the grateful recipient of some good scouting from the Anfield backroom staff is a moot point. What is clear is that he has certainly been the most successful of the departed’s recruits …