Dalglish backs Jordan to shine
Kenny Dalglish admits he does not yet know Jordan Henderson's best position but insists the Liverpool midfielder is at the right club.
By Soriebah Kajue
Last Updated: 21/10/11 2:06pm
Kenny Dalglish admits he does not yet know Jordan Henderson's best
position but insists the Liverpool midfielder is at the right club.
Henderson, 21, made a £20million switch from Sunderland to Liverpool in the summer as Dalglish set about creating an English heartbeat to his team.
The size of the fee and the lack of a regular position in the team have seen the England Under 21 international struggle at times to display his best form.
In Liverpool's last two marquee games against Everton and Manchester United, the midfielder has found himself on the bench.
However, the suspension of Lucas Leiva for the Norwich game on Saturday could well provide him with a route back into the team.
And while Dalglish accepts he is yet to extract the best from the youngster, he has no doubt Liverpool will reap the benefit of his future years.
"I don't know his best position yet - but I know his best club and that's this one," said Dalglish.
"We just want him to play and enjoy playing. He's a talented footballer with a great future in front of him and we are just delighted he chose to come here.
"He'll be here for a long, long time and he's going to be a tremendous asset for us. He's got patience too."
He added: "He's a young boy who has come down from Sunderland and is starting to settle in really well now.
"He's another option for us in midfield this weekend. I've just got to make the right decision."