Liverpool legend Aldridge won over by Henderson
Henderson has started each of the side's last four fixtures, also finding the back of the net with a blistering finish at home to Norwich and a determined individual effort at Arsenal.
"I've been among his critics as when we bought him I expected a lot more. But now he's coming to the party.
"Being crowned England U21 player of the year will only enhance his confidence and I'm delighted for him."