Trent Alexander-Arnold intends to turn into a legend for club and nation, as his profession continues to go from strength to strength.
Couple of youngsters in Europe have enjoyed a much more meteoric rise in the final two seasons than Liverpool’s ideal-back.
Obtaining extended been noticed as one particular of the Reds’ most promising Academy prospects in years, the 20-year-old has kicked on and turn into a essential man below Jurgen Klopp.
His explosive pace and ever-enhancing finish solution have added an further dimension to Liverpool’s attack and his absence is noticeable when he is unavailable.
Placing as well substantially stress on Alexander-Arnold might be unhealthy, but barring really serious injury, the sky is the limit for the West Derby-born youngster.
Speaking to Gary Lineker in an entertaining interview for Goalhanger, Liverpool’s No. 66 mentioned his aim is to attain legendary status one particular day, though also speaking about the level of drive that exists inside him.
“The dream is to win every little thing achievable for club and nation, to be a legend for Liverpool and England and hopefully one particular day be captain for them each.
“I’ve often been competitive and I’ve often had that drive and hunger to win and succeed. I do not feel that will ever leave me.”
The boyhood Red went into detail about his alter in position at Liverpool possessing been turned into a ideal-back, citing Ashley Cole as an influence in the part:
“When I was 16 I was a defensive midfielder—someone who liked to get on the ball and make factors occur.
“It’s up to the manager (if I go back into midfield) but I’m satisfied to play wherever he puts me. Correct now he sees me as a complete-back and I’m much more than satisfied playing there.
“It’s significant to bring distinctive dimensions to the position. When I was expanding up Ashley Cole came in and showed that you do not just have to be a defender.
“He came and dominated going forward and changed the way complete-backs are now.”
Alexander-Arnold also spoke the competitors taking spot involving himself and Andy Robertson, and how it spurs them each on to attain their optimum level.
“We each thrive off each and every other’s performances. We’ve got a competitors involving us this season to see who can get much more targets and assists. He’s winning,” he added.
“Things like that are healthful competitors inside a group and it is one thing that is truly helped us mainly because I’ve definitely bettered my numbers from final season currently and he may have as nicely.
“We pass to each and every other mainly because it is not as if I do not want to see him help or score a target, it is that I want to him do it, plus I want to do it, to give the group as substantially likelihood as achievable to win the game.”
Lastly, the England international lauded Klopp’s influence throughout his time in the initial group, in particular his passion that rubs off on other people.
“He’s a enjoyable-loving guy who’s eager to win and has that competitiveness inside himself.
“It is uncommon (that he gets angry) but most of the time we see it positively mainly because he’s so passionate.
“When he’s speaking and expressing himself it shows how substantially it implies to him and we want to go out there and do him proud.”
Alexander-Arnold is off on England duty at present, exactly where he is becoming an increasingly widespread presence below Gareth Southgate.
With neither Kyle Walker or Kieran Trippier enjoying especially impressive seasons, he could start off at ideal-back for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro, on Friday and Monday respectively.