Trent Alexander-Arnold wants to become the best Premier League ever

Trent Alexander-Arnold has said he wants to become the best right-back in Premier League history, and has also expressed his desire to captain Liverpool one day.

The Reds ended their 30-year wait for a top-flight title on Thursday and the key to Jurgen Klopp’s success this season has been the impressive performance of Alexander-Arnold on the right, who was also key to winning the 2019 Champions League. The team

Trent Alexander-Arnold won both the Premier League and Champions League titles aged just 21 / Mark Atkins/Getty Images

Despite achieving great success as a 21-year-old, Alexander-Arnold has set his heights even higher, revealing that he was regarded as one of the best in his position in Premier League history by the time he retired. Want.

“I think about how I can go about being the best player ever in the Premier League,” he told Jamie Carragher, who was interviewing him for the Telegraph.

Kira scoffed, “It’s not too hard, you just have to get past Gary Neville!”

“When everyone picks their best ever Premier League team, I want my name in their team, not his!” I answered.

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That’s not Alexander-Arnold’s only long-term ambition. The defender also told Carragher that he wants to continue his long run of success at Anfield, and that one day the captain’s arm will be bandaged.

“Being captain of Liverpool ultimately motivates me every day,” he said.

“It’s something I want to achieve. Obviously it won’t be my decision, but I’ll be disappointed if I can’t manage it before the end of my career.

“I’ve always thought about it. Whether it happens or not, I think it’s my job at Liverpool to lead by example. I always try to do that – the young guys coming through now. To be an example to boys.”

When asked if Liverpool could replicate this season’s success in subsequent campaigns, Alexander-Arnold said he believed everything was in place for sustained dominance in the Premier League.

Liverpool fans celebrate their recent Premier League title win / OLI SCARFF/Getty Images

“We want to go down as one of the best Liverpool teams in history,” he said. That we can’t do that.” .

“These situations where you have a team with five players, maybe six years to challenge and push for the league and the Champions League don’t come often.

“It doesn’t seem realistic – maybe some teams say it’s not and you can’t expect to go to both competitions every year – but for us, that’s the goal. We want to go to the Champions League final every year. And make sure we’re in the title race every April and May.”

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