Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool FC star just keeps getting better

Spurs legend Garth Crooks heaps praise on Liverpool FC defender Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Photo: New Balance

Trent Alexander-Arnold continues to improve in the Liverpool FC team, according to former Spurs forward Garth Crooks.

The 19-year-old has managed to establish himself as a key member of the Liverpool FC team over the past season or so.

Jurgen Klopp entrusted the English full-back with a regular spot in the Liverpool FC team as Alexander-Arnold racked up 33 appearances.

The teenager scored in a 2-1 win at Hoffenheim in the Champions League last term before he found the net in a 7-0 victory over Maribor in the group stage.

Alexander-Arnold netted his first Premier League goal in a 5-0 victory over Swansea City in the Premier League on Boxing Day.

The Liverpool FC star was named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the World Cup in Russia before he started England’s 1-0 loss to Belgium.

Alexander-Arnold impressed once again in Liverpool FC’s 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion in their Premier League opener.

Former Spurs forward Crooks heaped praise on Alexander-Arnold for his performance in a 1-0 win against Brighton on Saturday.

“This lad gets better every time I see him. Against a dogged Brighton, the Liverpool and England full-back showed a maturity well beyond his years,” Crooks told BBC Sport.

“I was surprised to see Arnold standing on his own ready to take the free-kick that hit the bar while Mohamed Salah and James Milner stood and watched.

“Alexander-Arnold is a defender who loves to play forward, not square or back, because he’s not afraid and has the talent to do it.

“But the moment of the match for me was the 40-yard pass to the feet of Salah on the other side of the pitch. I thought I’d died and gone to heaven. What a ball.”

Liverpool FC lost 3-1 to Real Madrid in the Champions League final following goals from Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.

The Reds haven’t won the Premier League title and finished in second place in 2002, 2009 and 2014.

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