Jordan Henderson sends message to N’Golo Kante after Chelsea star’s refusal to train

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Jordan Henderson says he respects Troy Deeney and N’Golo Kante’s decisions not to return to Premier League training, but added that those who decided to return should also be respected.

The Liverpool captain joined the rest of the Reds this week after Premier League clubs received the green light to resume training in small groups to restart the sport after the coronavirus epidemic.

The vast majority of players have returned to their training ground this week, but some have chosen to stay away and ask for more security.

Watford captain Deeney was frank about his refusal to train with the rest of his teammates, while Chelsea allowed Kante to stay away because of his personal fears.



Henderson says he understands Kante and others’ decision

The pair are not alone in voicing their concerns, and Henderson says he would support a Liverpool player who said the same.

“I fully respect their opinion and their decision to do so,” he told Sky Sports.

“I think everyone is in a different situation with their family and at home. In the end, if you don’t feel comfortable or secure, you shouldn’t feel forced or forced to come to work.

“I fully respect the guys who don’t feel comfortable yet and I hope they respect my opinion and that of the other players who came back.



Henderson resumed training at Liverpool on Wednesday

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“Everyone’s situation is different but at the end of the day, for me, I feel very safe here on the training ground, otherwise I would not be there. My teammates too.

“I can only really speak for ourselves, but I fully respect people in different situations who don’t feel comfortable.

“If one of my teammates felt like this, I would fully support them and support them until they felt it was right to come back. “

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