33-year-old star in Croatia for medical to complete Liverpool leave

33-year-old star in Croatia for medical to complete Liverpool leave

Jordan Henderson is on the verge of completing his transfer to Al-Ettifaq, the moment Liverpool supporters dreaded would come. The longtime captain of the Reds is presently in Croatia, where the Saudi club is holding its preseason training camp, to finalize the transfer.

The expected confirmation of the relocation is imminent, with contracts being signed at this very moment. According to Fabrizio Romano’s Twitter [h/t ECHO], this is the case. The announcement will mark the conclusion of Hendo’s tenure at Anfield and the beginning of a new chapter in his career under former Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard.

Jordan Henderson is the newest Al Ettifaq athlete, as contracts are currently being signed. Henderson is in Al Ettifaq’s camp in Croatia to finalize his three-year transfer. End of an era for #LFC after 492 appearances, 39 goals, 74 assists, and 8 trophies. Official soon

Liverpool fans have always admired Henderson’s leadership on and off the field, and his departure will unquestionably leave a significant vacancy in the team. As the team’s beating heart, he has led the Reds to all conceivable club football trophies.

Henderson’s transfer to Al-Ettifaq coincides with a spate of departures from Liverpool this summer, with several players quitting the club. The club’s midfield difficulties have been exacerbated by the departures of James Milner, Naby Keita, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and the impending departure of Fabinho will only exacerbate the situation.

Henderson to Saudi

With so many experienced midfielders departing, there are mounting concerns about Liverpool’s engine room’s strength and depth. Curtis Jones, Harvey Elliott, Alexis Mac Allister, and Dominik Szoboszlai will be expected to step up and replace the void left by the departing stars. However, the absence of seasoned leaders like Henderson will be felt by the entire team.

As the agreement nears official confirmation, Liverpool supporters will experience conflicting emotions regarding Henderson’s departure. While they appreciate the need to rebuild and refresh the squad, it is never easy to say goodbye to a player who has given his all for the Reds over the years. Henderson, on the other hand, will provide Al-Ettifaq with a genuine leader and seasoned campaigner.

As the upcoming season approaches, Liverpool supporters will undoubtedly be anxious to observe the squad’s development and adaptation to the upcoming changes. The departure of Henderson signifies the end of an era, but it also presents an opportunity for fresh faces to emerge and lead Jurgen Klopp’s Reds into a bright future.

33-year-old star in Croatia for medical to complete Liverpool leave