August 15, 2022

Trent Alexander-Arnold is why Liverpool are the Premier League’s high scorers, says Graeme Souness as he says the appropriate again can ‘do what he desires with a ball’ and ‘passes like only a few individuals can’

  • Trent Alexander-Arnold broke his help tally for the season in opposition to West Ham
  • Ex-Liverpool Souness stated the full-back is the explanation Liverpool rating so many 
  • Liverpool have scored 71 targets this season, seven greater than Manchester Metropolis 

Graeme Souness has hailed Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold after he damaged his private help tally for the season in opposition to West Ham.

The 23-year-old assisted the one aim of the sport as Sadio Mane gave Liverpool the win at Anfield.

With it, Alexander-Arnold broke his private tally for the variety of assists in a season having notched 16 to date this marketing campaign in all competitions.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has been praised after breaking his private assists tally for a season

The total-back sits behind solely Andy Robertson (48) and Leighton Baines (53) for many assists from a defender within the historical past of the Premier League having registered 44. 

Liverpool are the highest scorers within the league having netted 71 targets in 27 video games. The subsequent closest, Manchester Metropolis, have 64 targets in the identical quantity of video games.

The Anfield aspect stay three factors from leaders Metropolis and Souness believed Alexander-Arnold was a key affect behind their success.   

‘The explanation Liverpool are high aim scorers is that they’ve received him [Alexander-Arnold] within the workforce,’ he stated on Sky Sports activities.  

‘Nice supply, he passes the ball like only a few individuals can, even at this excessive degree. 

‘In golf phrases he’s received each single membership. He can do what ever he desires with a soccer. 

Only Leighton Baines (53) and Robertson (48) have more Premier League assists as a defender

Solely Leighton Baines (53) and Robertson (48) have extra Premier League assists as a defender

‘Within the last third, 9 instances out of 10 he’s making the appropriate selection.’ 

The previous Liverpool man additionally praised Alexander-Arnold’s full-back accomplice, Andy Robertson. 

‘Andy Robertson has excessive vitality, hasn’t received the identical supply as Trent, however they’re mainly midfield gamers. 

‘These lads are the 2 finest ones round. If you happen to’re a striker, you realize if he’s [Alexander-Arnold] on the ball, any form of motion and he’s going to search out you.’