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Liverpool boss Rodgers wants more goals from Henderson

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has challenged Jordan Henderson to improve his goalscoring.

Rodgers explained how he has been working with Henderson to try and offer another dimension to his team's offensive capabilities in the forthcoming campaign.

"That's the objective for Jordan [to get more goals]," the manager said. "The finish he produced to get the equaliser, he does that day in, day out in training.

"He's a player that is so fit and strong, and he's such a team player - he does a lot of unselfish work. This year we're asking him to get more into the box.

"I thought he had more opportunities when he played just around the corner [of the striker] in the last 20 minutes of the game - he was able to time his runs better going forward and he got in a few times. That's his strength - he can really penetrate the defensive line.

"He's an athlete and can run all day. I would expect him to be getting up to 10 goals this season because he has the quality and tactical awareness to arrive into the area to do that."

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