Paul Stewart is puzzled as to why Liverpool are struggling to tie Jordan Henderson all the way down to a brand new deal.
The England midfielder has been on the Reds’ books since becoming a member of from Sunderland in a deal value a reported £20million a decade in the past.
He has gone on to captain the Merseyside membership to their first ever Premier League title and likewise held the Champions League, Tremendous Cup, Membership World Cup and League Cup trophies aloft throughout his time at Anfield.
Will Jordan Henderson signal a brand new Liverpool contract?
The 31-year-old has entered the ultimate two years of his £140,000-per-week deal and his long-term future on the membership now seems to be unsure.
Liverpool have opened discussions with a bunch of gamers this summer time however contract talks with Henderson have stalled.
It has resulted within the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Atletico Madrid monitoring the state of affairs, with them able to open negotiations if Henderson fails to agree phrases.
Former Liverpool man Stewart feels Henderson, who’s at the moment training with La Liga membership RCD Mallorca forward of returning for the latter phases of pre-season at Liverpool, might have did not have penned a brand new deal for quite a lot of causes.
He solely instructed Soccer FanCast: “It doesn’t appear proper to me and I feel there’s one thing underlying that we don’t know, which is why he’s stalling on a contract.
“That may very well be for a couple of causes. They might have supplied him much less cash due to his age. He would possibly need to go to China, the place he may triple his wages. He won’t be first alternative in midfield, however solely time will inform why he’s stalling on his contract.”