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Paul Scholes claims Jordan Henderson and Jurgen Klopp are at odds

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has claimed that Liverpool midfielder Jurgen Klopp has fallen out of favour with Jurgen Klopp.

The Reds captain missed five games this season due to a hamstring injury. He started on the bench during last weekend’s disappointing defeat to Nottingham Forest.

Scholes has criticised Klopp’s decision to leave Henderson out of the starting eleven and believes there is a rift between the two.

The former English midfielder told Premier League Productions (h/t Evening Standard): “He has Jordan Henderson on the bench – he should be playing.

“He is the leader of the team. He’s the captain and the one, the Casemiro type of role, and he gets everyone ticking around.

“He seems to have fallen out with him or carrying an injury. There is something not quite right there.”

Liverpool’s campaign has been blighted by injuries, as half of the squad has already spent a considerable spell on the sidelines.

Klopps’ men appeared to be back on track after recording three straight wins over Rangers, West Ham United and Manchester City.

But their momentum has taken a hit with the defeat at Forest, which left the Reds in the eighth position in the Premier League.

The Merseysiders will look to bounce back when they travel to Ajax for the Champions League clash in midweek.

A victory will help Liverpool seal their place in the round of 16.

Ibrahima Konate, Darwin Nunez and Thiago Alcantara are expected to return from injuries, but Luis Diaz, Arthur and Diogo Jota remain long-term absentees.

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