Mark Lawrenson names favourite thing about Liverpool FC star Trent Alexander-Arnold

The Liverpool FC legend has been impressed with Trent Alexander-Arnold's ability to recover

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: The Sport Review

Mark Lawrenson has singled out Trent Alexander-Arnold for special praise for his performance in Liverpool FC’s Champions League win against Manchester City.

The Reds were pitted against the Premier League leaders for their Champions League quarter-final after a 5-0 aggregate win against FC Porto in the previous round.

Liverpool FC surged into a 3-0 lead in the first leg thanks to goals from Mohamed Salah, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Roberto Firmino at Anfield earlier this month.

Manchester City looked to target Alexander-Arnold during the first leg but the 19-year-old managed to tame Germany international Leroy Sane in front of The Kop.

Pep Guardiola pitted Sane against Alexander-Arnold in the second leg but the England Under-21 international acquitted himself well in the 2-1 win at The Etihad.

Alexander-Arnold has been caught out on a number of occasions this term, notably in a 2-1 loss to Manchester United and 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.

However, former Liverpool defender Lawrenson has been impressed with Alexander-Arnold’s mature performances in the Champions League this term.

“The young right-back did great,” Lawrenson told Irish radio station Newstalk. “The great thing is if he makes a mistake he can recover in terms of his space.”

Liverpool FC are in third place in the Premier League table and are on course to finish in the top four for the second successive seasons.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Wimbledon 2018
The Sport Review
Wimbledon 2018: Novak Djokovic wins his fourth against Anderson – but No13 is extra special
The Sport Review
10 goalkeepers Liverpool FC could sign in summer transfer window
The Sport Review
Arsenal transfers: 10 targets Gunners could sign for defence in summer
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
10 players Chelsea could sign in the 2018 summer transfer window
The Sport Review
Rio Ferdinand hails Man United star after France World Cup win
The Sport Review
Eden Hazard replies directly to FC Barcelona transfer talk
The Sport Review
Man United legend Roy Keane sends message to Paul Pogba