Jordan Henderson: 'We have momentum heading into Manchester United clash'

Jordan Henderson of Liverpool is congratulated by Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling after scoring the winning goal during the Steven Gerrard Testimonial Match on August 3, 2013
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Jordan Henderson believes that Liverpool have the momentum heading into Sunday's match against Manchester United due to their extra-time win against Notts County in the League Cup.

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson believes that the club's extra-time win over Notts County in the League Cup has kept up the Reds' momentum ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against Manchester United.

The 23-year-old scored the winner in last night's 4-2 victory over the League One outfit, despite looking like they could be booted out of the competition in the second round after relinquishing a 2-0 lead.

"I think it's important for midfielders to chip in with some goals," Henderson told the club's official website. "So if I can do that it will be brilliant. But the most important thing is contributing to the team.

"It was very a important win to keep that momentum going. We've made a good start and another win takes us onto the game against Manchester United."

Liverpool have a 100% record in the Premier League so far following their victories over Stoke City and Aston Villa.

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson in action on September 23, 2012
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