Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has paid tribute to the club’s fans after a trying 12 months that saw the Reds win the Premier League title for the first time.
Since March, when the coronavirus pandemic took hold, supporters have been absent for a lot of the 12 months.
A handful of fans have been able to enjoy recent Premier League motion at Anfield in opposition to Wolves and Tottenham, but for the most half, Liverpool’s supporters have been unable to watch their aspect play in person.
Henderson, nonetheless, has hailed the fans for his or her “immense” contribution to the Liverpool trigger.
“With this being our final home sport of the year, I need to end off by trying again on a remarkable 12 months and supply my own quite simple Christmas message to our supporters,” he wrote in the program forward of the West Brom clash.
“To every one of you, I need to say thanks. We have been lucky enough to be successful and even though you were not always able to be on the floor, your contribution has been immense.
“We did not just win the league title for our followers, we won it due to them and I hope these of you who celebrate Christmas, and also these of you who do not, are able to find a chance to toast the role that you played in our success.
“I know I’ll be doing that, with a soft drink fairly than anything stronger, and after I do I’ll elevate a glass to Liverpool supporters for inspiring us every step of the way in which.
“Today’s a sport against West Brom is another tough one, especially with Sam Allardyce has taken over so recently, however hopefully we will finish the Anfield 12 months in a positive fashion.
“We have done a lot of things right over the last 12 months, but we have to keep that going if we would like the awards and accolades to proceed.”
Should the Reds overcome the Baggies on Sunday, they will be guaranteed to finish 2020 on top of the Premier League desk, regardless of a visit to Newcastle still to come on Wednesday.