Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has maintained that Jordan Henderson will remain captain of the Reds when he returns from injury.
Henderson has not had the chance to play under Klopp since injury has kept him sidelined, with Milner taking on the role of captain.
The England international is due to return to action in the coming weeks and Klopp has backed Henderson to keep the armband.
“I did not have one second of a doubt about this,” Klopp said. “I don’t know who made the decision, maybe the team, I didn’t ask because it is logical for me.
“I’ve met him and he is absolutely a leader. We all hope he’s back in a few weeks. And of course Hendo stays captain.”
Klopp is undefeated since taking over on Merseyside – winning three straight games after his first three finished in draws.