Sulley Muntari hails young gun Jordan Henderson

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SULLEY Muntari insists Jordan Henderson has lived up to the hype surrounding Sunderland’s coveted midfielder.

Muntari has partnered Henderson in central midfield for each of his four outings for the Black Cats since arriving on loan from Inter Milan in the January transfer window.

Ghana team-mate and Sunderland record signing Asamoah Gyan told Muntari about Henderson’s potential while the Champions League winner was still plying his trade in Serie A.

And the 26-year-old duly watched Henderson in action when he made his senior England debut against France last November.

Ex-Portsmouth man Muntari (pictured, inset) has been even more impressed by working alongside Henderson in the flesh and believes there is plenty more to come from a player who has started every Premier League game for Sunderland this season.

Muntari told the Echo: “Jordan’s a great player – a good young player who has a lot of ambition to do well.

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