Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has explained how the disappointment of missing out on the Premier League title last season served as motivation for the Reds in 2019/20 as they bid to win their first league title in 30 years in record time. eliminated.
Liverpool’s final tally of 97 points last season was the third highest in Premier League history, still one behind Manchester City. But that only encouraged Henderson and his teammates.
“I think you can use that as motivation and that extra energy to keep going and really want to do it, get over the line,” the captain told LiverpoolFC.com. are and want to finish the job,” the captain told LiverpoolFC.com.
“Last season we played really well and were very unlucky, but City were amazing and they managed to pip us at the end. We kept going until the last day and that’s all we could have asked for.
“Obviously it helped to win the Champions League a few weeks later, and then I think we’ve started again and we’ve been incredible this season.”
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Henderson said he was ‘honoured’ to be a part of it all and could not put into words what it meant to him to be crowned Premier League champions.
“I can never put into words the feeling of winning the Premier League, just like I can’t describe winning the Champions League. It’s a unique feeling and once again, I’m very proud,” explained the 30-year-old. .
“I’ve been privileged to be part of this football club from the first moment I’ve arrived and to go on the journey of being with this manager, this group of players, these fans – it’s been very special.”
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But despite the title being wrapped up, the attitude that has summed up Liverpool’s season so far remains intact. There are still seven more games to play and the Reds have the chance to set new Premier League records for most points, most wins and biggest margin of victory to really assert their dominance and set them apart from the rest. How far are you standing?
“We want to win every game and we want to finish with the most points record that we can get and give everything we’ve got and then we’ll go into next season and we’ll also want more,” Henderson said. before facing Manchester City next week.
“It’s just about keeping that hunger and I have no doubt we’ve got it because we’ve proven that in the last two years. Even when we’ve won trophies and lost trophies, We have reacted in the right way so I have no doubt that we will react in the right way again.
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