Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has praised teammate Mohamed Salah after the Egyptian scored twice in Liverpool's 4-1 victory over Everton.

The Reds made amends for last season's 2-0 defeat at Anfield as they inflicted more misery on their bitter rivals.

Rafa Benitez's side are now without a win in their last eight games and pressure is mounting on the Blues boss.

Salah extended his lead at the top of the Premier League goalscoring charts and now has 19 goals in all competitions so far this season.

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Henderson, who was on the scoresheet himself on Wednesday night, admitted the 29-year-old winger is a 'joy' to play with.

"He's been outstanding this season again," he told Amazon Prime.

"You know he’s going to create chances, score goals, and at the minute you wouldn’t want to play against him.

"He’s a joy to play with and he makes my life a lot easier.

"I just give him the ball and he’ll put it in the back of the net so, yeah, another outstanding performance from him."

Diogo Jota was also among the goals at Goodison Park as the Portuguese international extended his tally to nine for the season.

Salah's exceptional form earned him a nomination for this year's Ballon d'Or, but he only ranked seventh in the final standings behind the likes of Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and Cristiano Ronaldo.