Jurgen Klopp has been texting Liverpool FC star during the World Cup


Capello struggled to find a goalkeeper he trusted during his England reign, famously dropping former West Ham 'keeper Rob Green after he made a massive error in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup, and he has hailed the performances of the current number one Jordan Pickford.

England's midfielder Jordan Henderson has recovered from his injury against Sweden in the World Cup quarter-final and should be fit to play Croatia in the semis.

Having played a crucial role in Southgate's plans up to this point, Henderson has acknowledged the influence of Liverpool's run to the Champions League final last season in England's success in Russian Federation this summer. Henderson has been manager Gareth Southgate's first-choice defensive midfielder for the tournament, starting every single match apart from against Belgium when Southgate played a largely second string side with qualification already secured.

"I've been one of his defenders over the last couple of years when he's had his critics about because I know the player and I know the person".

"I watched him a lot at Sunderland as a young player. Some of the through balls the other night were exceptional".

"His time will come".

"He ran out of steam a little bit in extra-time, but he's absolutely given everything for club and country and I think he's had a fantastic season".

The 28-year-old has not tasted defeat in an England shirt since the last World Cup four years ago, going on a 30-match unbeaten run that is the longest of any player in the country's history. It's down to what we do behind the scenes, what we work on in training, all the hard work to get here.