Liverpool midfielder proving he can replace Gerrard

Fantastic start at Anfield, with Manchester City and Liverpool both giving the neutrals the perfect beginning to an action packed day of football.

Despite the Citizens coming out of the blocks flying, Brendan Rodgers’ side settled down and made a good spell of dominance count with Jordan Henderson completing a fine move with a wonderful curled finish into the top corner, leaving international team-mate Joe Hart without any hope in the world of saving it.

After a poor start to life on Merseyside, following his high profile transfer from Sunderland, Henderson has gone on to become a key player for the Reds over the last few months. And the timing couldn’t have been more perfect for Liverpool with talisman Steven Gerrard leaving for LA Galaxy in the summer.

Filling the shoes of the iconic Stevie G won’t be easy but the signs are promising from Hendo, especially after his beauty today, and Liverpool fans are certainly getting carried away: