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Liverpool captain Henderson: New World Cup plan not for me

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has rejected Arsene Wenger's plans for a World Cup every two years.

Henderson, 31, highlights the welfare of the players as the main reason for it not to happen and believes that the "physical demands on athletes today are just too great".

He told GQ: "It's not for me. With the amount of games that players have, it's just too much.

"The physical demands put on athletes today are just too great and it feels, to me, that there's not really anybody looking out for players' welfare.

"Playing more games is all about money, television rights, and I don't really see the need for another World Cup."


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