Supporters of Liverpool have this evening taken to social media in their droves to sing the praises of defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, following the youngster’s showing during the first-half of their clash with Tottenham.
The two sides are currently locked in action at Anfield, with hosts Liverpool having put shock defeats at the hands of Swansea and West Brom over recent weeks firmly behind them with a comfortable 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Tuesday night.
Spurs, meanwhile, put Manchester United to the sword in impressive fashion during the week, on the back of a pair of disappointing stalemates versus Southampton and Newport County respectively.
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An open affair was expected to be played out between the two sides on Merseyside this afternoon, though it nevertheless came as a surprise when Liverpool took the lead with just 2 minutes on the clock.
It was man of the moment Mohamed Salah who did the damage once again, as the Egyptian latched onto Eric Dier’s heavy touch to slot past Hugo Lloris in typically-cool fashion.
However, while it was star man Salah who took the plaudits early on, it was one the Reds’ more unheralded players who received hefty praise from the club’s fans over the course of the opening 45 minutes, in the form of full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold.
The English youth international looked solid in his defending and characteristically excellent in possession, with one particular delivery from the 19-year-old having had viewers purring.
Check out the best of the Twitter roundup below:
ALEXANDER-ARNOLD IS A FUCKING BEAST SMH
— LFC Talk (@RealLFCTalk) February 4, 2018
Trent Alexander Arnold ❤
— Mais Qui?! 👑 (@namtsi) February 4, 2018
Alexander Arnold 🔥
— Maverick (@MaverickAliou) February 4, 2018
Alexander Arnold best passer in the league
— Yandri (@DenzeIValentine) February 4, 2018
ALEXANDER ARNOLD 😍😍😍
— Anav Joshi (@anavjoshi) February 4, 2018
Alexander Arnold is gonna be such a baller #LFC
— Chris (@CJLFC_92) February 4, 2018
Alexander arnold will become one of the best right backs in world football.
— Abhi ☯️ (@Mysticalkroos) February 4, 2018
— matt parks (@guatshakes) February 4, 2018
Really impressed by Trent Alexander Arnold. For a kid he’s tremendous. #LFC
— Raj (@R_Jilka) February 4, 2018
Alexander-Arnold’s crosses 🎯
— Puta (@LindaniCed) February 4, 2018
Trent Alexander-Arnold is such an underrated youth prospect, probably the best U20 RB in world football but doesn’t get the praise he deserves
— JD (@NdombeIe) February 4, 2018