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Alexander-Arnold reveals he’s studying new position from Stones


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Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has revealed that he’s studying the brand new ‘hybrid’ position from Manchester Metropolis star John Stones.

Jurgen Klopp used the 25-year-old as an out-and-out right-back over the previous few years, nonetheless, his lack of effectivity in defensive contributions has seemingly pressured the Reds’ boss to alter his place.

The Englishman now performs as an inverted fullback – the place he comes in-field to take the ball from the again and performs via the strains to the attackers. Alexander-Arnold is environment friendly with the ball at his toes so he has managed to quiet down in that new position seamlessly.

Now, the Liverpool ace has revealed that he has been watching Stones’ video clip to be taught concerning the new ‘hybrid’ position. The previous Everton star additionally performs in an identical position and he has managed to carry out at his finest in that place in current occasions.

Alexander-Arnold studying new position

The Liverpool star additional claims that he ‘admires’ Stones very a lot and the Man Metropolis star is an ‘distinctive’ participant.

Alexander-Arnold mentioned:

“I get pleasure from studying concerning the sport. Watching issues, watching gamers, completely different programs, completely different groups, how completely different gamers play it and there are some gamers who play it rather well. I feel as somebody who performs the inverted, hybrid position – I don’t know what folks name it as of late – then it’s clearly John Stones.

“He’s somebody who, for a very long time, I’ve admired his sport; he’s distinctive, so I watch him rather a lot – clips and even when I’m simply watching Metropolis’s video games, I’ll sit and concentrate on him. I’ve all the time admired him.”

Klopp’s tweak in type of play has helped him cowl up the absence of a world-class defensive midfielder following the departure of Fabinho.

Wataru Endo and Alexis Mac Allister have been enjoying within the deep-lying playmaker place this season. Nonetheless, whereas Endo hasn’t been in a position to showcase his finest for the Merseyside membership since becoming a member of the membership final summer time, Mac Allister is extra snug enjoying within the box-to-box position.

So, deploying Alexander-Arnold within the inverted fullback place has given additional safety to Liverpool’s engine room and the 25-year-old hasn’t put a foot improper on this new position.

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