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Jota: Henderson key to helping me settle at Liverpool

Diogo Jota has revealed how Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson quickly made contact upon learning of his transfer from Wolves.

The Portugal international joined the Reds in September from Wolves for an initial fee of £41million, although that fee could end up rising to £45million.

“When you reach a new club, having an open mind is key to be able to adapt as quickly as possible," Jota said of his move to Liverpool in an interview with The Athletic.

“With the season underway already, it was up to me to find a way to get into the team and not the opposite. That's what I did with the help of Jurgen [Klopp].

“He's a fantastic manager who took care of me. When I first arrived, he had a meeting with me and he explained how the team works.

"Then it's down to the player to try to learn as fast as you can and to prove to the manager that you can be an important player for him on the field.

Liverpool have a great squad and the captain Jordan Henderson was an important guy for me.

"He sent me a text message as soon as I knew I was signing for Liverpool and he has helped me.

“The Brazilian players speak the same language so people like Fabinho, Roberto Firmino and Ali (Alisson) have helped a lot too."

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