Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has identified a replacement for Jordan Henderson, according to reports.
Jordan Henderson has been on Liverpool’s roster for years now, making more than 400 appearances and captaining them during their most successful period of the past decade.
However, Henderson is 31 years old and will be 32 in June, meaning his prime time is coming to an end.
However, now, according to report Jurgen Klopp sees AS Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni as a long-term replacement for Jordan Henderson and James Milner.
However, it is added that Klopp et al. will face competition from some of Europe’s top clubs for the midfielder’s services.
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Who is Aurelien Tchouameni?
Tchouameni, 21, currently plays in Ligue 1 with AS Monaco.
Despite his early years, the youngster made over 80 Ligue 1 appearances and quickly became one of the league’s rising stars.
He is a very solid defensive player with a primary focus on breaking attacks and winning the ball back.
This was well proven in 2020/21, when Tchouameni ranking tied for first place for most tackles and interceptions made in Ligue 1.
The midfielder’s recent form also sees him called up to the French national team for the first time in his career at the end of 2021.
And so far this term, Tchouameni has once again demonstrated his defensive dominance, ranking 1st.st in Ligue 1 for the most tackles and interceptions made with 165.
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