Jordan Henderson has praised ‘outstanding’ Naby Keïta after Liverpool fought back to beat Burnley 3-1 on Wednesday.
The Guinea international has struggled for fitness in recent months, and in his first Premier League start since September, the former RB Leipzig midfielder excelled for the Reds.
And Henderson, who captained Liverpool while playing alongside the 23-year old, was impressed with what he saw. As quoted by Mirror Online, Henderson said:
He started the season brilliantly and obviously then getting an injury set him back a little bit. But you can see how good a player he is.
That shot with the left foot and the save from Hart was fantastic. In his overall play he is comfortable on the ball and he helps build up play from the back.
He drives the ball forward, which is big for us. I thought he was outstanding, along with everybody else really.