Trent Alexander-Arnold stars in midfield role

Following Liverpool’s 6-1 victory versus Leeds United on Monday night, many fans have been quick to praise Trent Alexander-Arnold’s sparkling hybrid-midfield performance.

After a difficult season for the 24-year-old, tonight was a reminder of just how brilliant the Englishman can be as he excelled in Liverpool’s offensive plays.

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher tweeted: “Trent sensational in his new hybrid role!”

One fan on twitter wrote (@LiamMLFC): “I think we’ve found ourselves a new Trent role, what a performance.”

Jürgen Klopp’s side have struggled to replicate the heights of the last few seasons and it has become apparent that their midfield requires an overhaul.

Alexander-Arnold will now give Klopp a difficult decision when deciding where he best operates within the starting 11 and such performance may be the catalyst to a position change for the 18-capped England international.

Liverpool have now closed the gap to two points on seventh-placed Brighton and Hove Albion and have a game in hand on the Seagulls.

Mark Marston | Get Football

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