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​Liverpool boss Klopp apologises for restricting Henderson

Jurgen Klopp has apologised to Jordan Henderson for playing him as a number six in the past.

Henderson has impressed for the Reds, playing as a box to box midfielder.

The England international was excellent as the Reds beat Porto 2-0 in the Champions League quarter finals first leg. And his manager joked that he should have tried him in that role before!

"It would be cool if I could ask a player to please play these kind of passes, and we score immediately!" Klopp said to reporters after the game.

"Hendo's a brilliant player, I'm really happy that he can show that again. He likes the position obviously. It was my fault that for one-and-a-half years he played as a No.6. Sorry for that! But we needed him there.

"It was a really good performance. The second goal was brilliant, but I think he had the cross for Sadio's 'goal' as well. It was a brilliant cross. I like that.

"There were a lot of good performances tonight. It was really mature against a difficult side. They were always ready for the counter, they made it quite uncomfortable. But now we played the first game, we know more about each other, and now we go there and play again."

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