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Director of football at Liverpool was sacked because of Henderson

Jordan Henderson England captain

Former Director of football at Anfield Damien Comolli  reveals the reason he lost his job.

Comolli said: “He is one of the main reasons I got sacked. The day I got sacked they (Liverpool’s owners) told me I had made a big mistake on Jordan and he was a waste of money. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion, but I think we paid the right price. He was a young English, British player and we know very often that British players are overvalued. But we were more than happy to pay the price because we thought he would become an outstanding player.”

Jordan Henderson made a move from Sunderland to Liverpool for £16m in 2011.