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Jordan Henderson has joined the England squad despite Liverpool’s last three games missing out as the midfielder recovers from injury earlier than expected to give Gareth Southgate a boost


Jordon Henderson has been called up to the England squad after recovering from injury ahead of schedule.

The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury in the 2-1 win over Newcastle on August 31.

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Henderson will push for a place in the England midfield

Henderson has missed the Reds’ last three games and manager Jurgen Klopp recently described the situation as ‘not good’.

The 32-year-old midfielder has not been named in the 32-man England first squad announced by Gareth Southgate last Thursday.

However, after going through a number of training sessions in recent days, Klopp has given Henderson his blessing to join the Three Lions squad for the upcoming Nations League games against Italy and Italy. ‘Germany.

It’s a boost for Southgate, who will be without Man City midfielder Kalvin Phillips after his withdrawal with a shoulder injury.

England’s options in midfield were starting to look slim, with Phillips playing just 14 minutes for City this season and questions about the form of others.

West Ham’s Declan Rice is assured of a starting spot and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham has emerged as the favorite to start alongside him.

Jordan Henderson has joined the England squad despite Liverpool’s last three games missing out as the midfielder recovers from injury earlier than expected to give Gareth Southgate a boost

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Henderson has made just one appearance for England in the Euro 2020 campaign and missed all four internationals in June.

He will look to take advantage of the uncertainty in Southgate’s midfield to try to regain a place in the starting XI ahead of the World Cup in November.

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