Liverpool have had some iconic footballers down the years. From the dazzling moments of magic from Luis Suarez to the dynamic midfield action of Steven Gerrard. One of our recent academy graduates will go down as an icon for the way he has revolutionised the right back role. Gary Lineker has heaped praise on Trent Alexander-Arnold after England fell to defeat against Denmark.
England defeated by Denmark
The Three Lions fell to a pretty embarrassing defeat against Denmark this week.
Gareth Southgate’s side were beaten by a Christian Eriksen penalty and by their own hapless performance.
Harry Maguire put in one of the worst displays ever seen in an England shirt (according to Oliver Kay) and was sent off after just half an hour.
Thereafter England had some chances but being a man down couldn’t rescue the result.
Gary Lineker on Trent Alexander-Arnold
Tweeting after the game, Gary Lineker was full of praise for Trent Alexander-Arnold.
The England icon referred to the Scouser as “the best passer of a ball in the country”.
Lineker stated that he’d love to see Trent take up a centre midfield spot now that the England squad is struggling with an embarrassment of right backs, insisting that the Reds’ star has the intelligence to take up the role.
England have got lots of great right backs. I’d love to see @TrentAA play in midfield. By far the best passer of the ball in the country and with his obvious intelligence would, I reckon, adapt easily. Either way it’s certainly worth a look in these relatively meaningless games.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 14, 2020
What RTK has to say
Trent can definitely fill in at centre midfield if needed.
The Scouser played in the middle throughout his academy career and was only converted to right back when he stepped into the senior side.
It is likely all of his years in the middle for the academy which has gifted him his remarkable passing ability.
Fingers crossed we do see the Scouser shifted into the centre, it’d finally give Jürgen Klopp a look at what Trent can do there in the senior game.