Micah Richards has heaped reward on a Liverpool star after the Reds’ 1-1 draw with Arsenal final night time.
The end result returns the Gunners to the highest of the Premier League, one level behind Jurgen Klopp’s aspect in second place.
The guests took an early lead via Gabriel’s header in entrance of the Kop earlier than Mo Salah acquired on the tip of a superb cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold earlier than the Egyptian smashed the ball dwelling to attract the Merseysiders stage earlier than half-time.
Our quantity 66 yesterday equaled Andy Robertson’s file for many assists by a defender within the Premier League (57) and the previous Manchester Metropolis defender was virtually speechless when it got here to the Scouser.
“He’s completely particular,” Richards stated on Match of the Day (through HITC). “Trent Alexander-Arnold was simply distinctive, particularly along with his passing.
“But it surely’s not nearly his dying, it is concerning the house he creates for himself to make these passes. He is aware of precisely when to cross, the load of the cross can be simply nice to arrange an assault. I do not know any defender who can arrange such assaults. The most effective I’ve seen within the Premier League.
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“57 assists within the Premier League – it is unbelievable. If you take a look at him and see how trendy full-backs have developed, it is simply sensible to see, it truly is. The collaboration between him and Salah was sensible.”
We’re lucky to have the England worldwide in our aspect. Since his debut in 2016, he has redefined the function of full-back along with his world-class passing and creativity, and he was spectacular once more yesterday.
The Academy graduate typically takes on a so-called ‘quarterback function’, getting on the ball in deeper areas and selecting up runs from his teammates with ease.
Alexander-Arnold’s future might lie in midfield, however he’s having a superb marketing campaign as we glance to compete on all 4 fronts.
That now makes two objectives and eight assists for the 25-year-old this season (throughout all competitions). We sit up for seeing what his numbers appear like in Might.
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