Jordan Henderson believes Liverpool’s current team could be successful for ‘years and years’ to come.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently enjoying a strong campaign, embroiled in a tight title race with Manchester City whilst they will meet Spanish champions Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals this week.
With midfielders Adam Lallana and James Milner the only outfield players in the Liverpool squad over the age of 30, Henderson believes Klopp’s side can continue to be successful in the coming seasons.
“When I look around our dressing room I see a group of players who could be together for years and years, if we all want that,” Henderson told Liverpool’s matchday programme.
”The best way of describing our current situation is that the overriding feeling is opportunity and that goes for everyone connected with the club – from the dressing room to the terraces.
“It’s anticipation rather than desperation. We’re acting like a club that ‘belongs’ at this level but not in an arrogant way. I think that’s been a key part of our growth as a club and it’s why everyone should be relishing and embracing the pressure of the remaining weeks of the season.
“You’ll have seen James Milner’s celebration after scoring the penalty at Cardiff. He was taking the mickey out of himself for being the most senior player age-wise in the dressing room, but look at how Millie plays and how much energy he has. He can keep playing at this level for years and years, the way he looks after himself. I’ve only seen him get quicker, fitter and stronger during his time here – and again that says everything about our squad and the commitment from everyone in it.”