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Liverpool legend calls out Barton over Henderson jibe

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has questioned Joey Barton over his criticism of Jordan Henderson.

Carragher has stood up for Liverpool midfielder Henderson. Credit: PA

Barton accused Henderson of "trying to be a Steven Gerrard clone" earlier this afternoon, questioning the England midfielder's stand-in skipper role and suggesting he will never be good enough to emulate Gerrard.

"How's Henderson trying to impersonate Gerrard?" Carragher responded on Twitter. "Who said he's the next Gerrard? Wearing armbands, would you say no to captaincy?"