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Liverpool midfielder Wijnaldum names 'annoying' Henderson as favourite captain

Gini Wijnaldum has labelled Jordan Henderson as the best captain he has played under.

The England international midfielder has been an integral part of Liverpool's recent success.

And even though he annoys Wijnaldum with his determination, the Dutchman has nothing but respect for his skipper.

"I've played with a few players who have great leadership, I have to say Kevin Strootman and Jordan Henderson were, I think, above the other ones," Wijnaldum told the Football Show on Sky Sports.

"Mark Van Bommel was also a good leader and a good captain, but out of the three of them, I have to chose Henderson.

"It can be annoying [when he is motivating players on the pitch], but if you think about why he's doing it, it's only to help you as a person and the team so if you think about it in that way, you always appreciate it so we are really happy with the way Henderson is."

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