Does Jordan Henderson deserve the Premier League Player of the Year award for his accomplishments so far? The debate heats up as we approach the home stretch of the 2019-2020 campaign.
Does Jordan Henderson deserve the Premier League Player of the Year award for his accomplishments so far? That is the question every fan has asked since the shout was made.
Henderson is probably one of the few players in world football you either love to the moon and back or hate so much every time his name is mentioned, you lose your lunch.
Since being named as a strong contender many to all have debated Henderson against every other top contender for the accolade just to prove he’s not worth the allusion.
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The Player of the Year debate
There is a massive debate happening in mainstream media as to whether Jordan Henderson deserves the Premier League Player of the Year award or not. With 12 games left in the EPL Liverpool sit 22 points clear of 2nd place Manchester City.
The battle for 2nd and 3rd place between Leicester and the Citizens could go all the way to the final whistle of the season. Chelsea losing 2-0 to Manchester United on Monday evening opened up a potential Champions League spot for Tottenham, Sheffield, Manchester United and Wolves.
All 4 teams will be vying for that 4th league spot, so It’s going to be an interesting final stretch till the end of the season. Considering the Jordan Henderson debate, some Liverpool fans believe he should take the award.
Other Liverpool fans believe that Virgil van Dijk or Sadio Mane deserves the award over Henderson, while rival fans obviously believe that their star players deserve it more. It’s tough deciding which players deserve the award due to the fact each player mentioned in this post has been in excellent form during the campaign so far.
Narrowing it down to the best 5 was a challenging decision to make, nonetheless, decisions must be made in life. Here is my list of potential players who stand a chance of winning the POTY award, and why Henderson deserves it over the rest.