Jordan Henderson tells fan to name dog after James Milner

Jordan Henderson makes fun of James Milner by telling fan to name their dog after his Liverpool team-mate because he’s ‘loyal and never stops running’… and captain winds up Trent Alexander-Arnold by saying he’d beat him in a race

  • Jordan Henderson let supporters ask him questions via his Instagram story 
  • The Liverpool captain had some fun at the expense of his team-mates  
  • James Milner and Trent Alexander-Arnold were both targets during the Q&A 

For those you getting a dog this Christmas, Jordan Henderson has the perfect name for what to call your new friend. 

The Liverpool captain got into the festive spirit by giving fans the chance to ask him a question via his Instagram story – and he decided to have some fun at the expense of his team-mate James Milner.

One fan asked Henderson for advice on what to call their new pet, writing: ‘What’s your favourite name for a dog? Getting a puppy tomorrow and cannot decide!’

Jordan Henderson got into the festive spirit by giving fans the chance to ask him questions

Henderson saw an opportunity to have some fun at the expense of one of his team-mates.

He replied: ‘Milly… loyal and never stops running,’ and tagged in his Reds team-mate but didn’t go as far as saying a dog is for life, not just for Christmas.

Milner has developed a reputation for being a hard-worker and has played in several different positions for Liverpool. 

Henderson joked that ‘Milly’ is the perfect name for a dog because Liverpool’s James Milner is ‘loyal and never stops running’

Milner has developed a reputation for his hard work and ability to play in a variety of positions

He also regularly plays up to his ‘boring’ persona on social media, using the lockdown in March to rearrange his tea bags and cut his lawn.  

The 34-year-old wasn’t the only Liverpool player mentioned in Henderson’s Q&A. 

The midfielder was also asked who would win in a race between himself and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Henderson, who fancies himself as one of the Reds’ quickest players, said: ‘Doesn’t matter what distance. It’s me and he knows it.’

The Liverpool skipper also thinks he’d beat team-mate Trent Alexander-Arnold in a race

The Reds have Boxing Day off this year with Jurgen Klopp’s side facing West Brom on December 27. 

They are four points clear at the top of the Premier League table with second-placed Leicester and third-placed Manchester United playing each other on Saturday.

Liverpool players got into the Christmas spirit on Wednesday with the squad and their manager wearing Santa hats at training.

The Reds got into the Christmas spirit in training on Wednesday ahead of a busy schedule




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