Jordan Henderson accomplished his switch from Al-Ettifaq to Ajax this week after simply six months with the Saudi aspect however former England worldwide Stan Collymore believes the state of affairs exhibits the energy of English soccer.
The previous Liverpool captain was extensively criticised for leaving the Reds final summer season and becoming a member of the Saudi Professional League membership however has concluded in latest weeks that it’s not for him.
Former Liverpool ahead Stan Collymore believes Henderson’s transfer to Ajax, together with Eric Dier’s switch to Bayern Munich, exhibits the present energy of English soccer as these are transfers that may not have occurred 10/15 years in the past.
Collymore has praised the investments made by the FA and believes that that is just the start for English footballers transferring to large European golf equipment.
Writing in his newest unique column for CaughtOffside, Collymore has said: “I believe this complete expertise Henderson has had during the last six months exhibits us the ability of the Premier League and the ability that English footballers have. We now have seen at each ends of the size English stars transferring to prime European golf equipment, 20-year-old Bellingham transferring to Actual Madrid and now gamers similar to 30-year-old Eric Dier finishing a switch to Bayern Munich and 33-year-old Henderson to Ajax.
“The English system is working. From teaching gamers correctly at academies up and down the pyramid, the funding put into St. George’s Park and the funding into the England nationwide crew by the FA are all serving to produce high quality gamers.
“We aren’t at Brazil’s stage of exporting expertise however we’re beginning to see the inexperienced shoots of English gamers being seen as technically adept and revered throughout Europe within the circumstances of two gamers on the latter phases of their careers in Dier and Henderson securing strikes to 2 of Europe’s greatest golf equipment. That will not have occurred 10/15 years in the past exterior of the largest stars.”