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Nicole says that Alexander-Arnold must improve his defensive skills

Sat 09 January 2021 | 20:47

“I think he is now getting there, just physically he is fine now. He just has to find his top shape again and that will happen rather soon than later.” said Jurgen Klopp in answer to those who ask questions about Alexander-Arnold.

Trent Alexander-Arnold

 has impressed the giant strides.

His attacking instincts are considered to be really strong

he had been suggested to take a defender role in the future but he has to improve his defensive skills.

Steve Nicole

, the Former Manchester United defender, said that some areas are best fitted for younger faces, and about The 22-year-old Anfield academy graduated he believes that 

"he definitely has to improve defensively, no question."

He said: 

“I think going forward, recent games, it's been difficult for him. He normally has space to put the ball in but because of the way the opposition has played he's put the ball into a box that's full of, what, two teams basically, you're talking 14 players.

“That makes it tough for him going forward. No question defensively, he has to improve a tonne.”

Jurgen Klopp

, answered the questions being asked of his team's defender: 

“That’s normal if you play football in public and have

 

people used to the level Trent showed over the last three or four years, since he started playing with us pretty much, then that’s normal.

“There are explanations for this season if you want. But he had good games as well absolutely and helped us a lot at different moments.

“The reason is, he was out for a while with early Covid and had an injury that didn’t help.

“He had no pre-season really. with the quality he has and the situation we were in he played pretty early.

“I think he is now getting there, just physically he is fine now. He just has to find his top shape again and that will happen rather soon than later.”

 


source: SportMob