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Ex-Liverpool fullback Aurelio: Henderson was signed to replace Gerrard

Former Liverpool fullback Fabio Aurelio is full of praise for captain Jordan Henderson.

Of the other 17 players in the Liverpool squad for Aurelio's final appearance, against Fulham in May 2012, only Henderson is still with the club.

“He has responded to the expectation of everyone at the club," said Aurelio of his former teammate to liverpoolfc.com.

“I remember when he came, it was kind of to support [Steven] Gerrard and replace him in the future.

"He has done the job and completed what everyone expected from him. He has more to do, I'm sure of that."

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