Jordan Henderson delighted with Keita’s performance

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has praised teammate Naby Keita for his performance during the club’s tough win at Burnley on Wednesday.

The Reds came from a goal down to defeat Sean Dyche’s men as they maintain their pressure on league leaders Manchester City.

After a shaky start to his career with the Merseyside club, Keita finally showed why Liverpool coughed up £53million for his services and were willing to wait a year for his delayed arrival from German side RB Leipzig with a commanding performance going forward from midfield, something which has been missing from the team’s midfield all season.

Henderson, who returned to the starting lineup after missing the team’s 1-0 win against Everton, was delighted to see the Guinea international rediscover his form.

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“I thought he started [the season] really well and then got an injury which set him back a little bit but I thought he was outstanding,” he said, according to Sky Sports.

“You can see how good he is on the ball, how comfortable he is; driving the ball forward, which is important for us.”

“I think he’ll go from strength to strength as he gets more games and experience but I think you can already see he’s a fantastic player.”

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