Alexander-Arnold reveals Klopp’s main message to Liverpool players

Date published: Friday 6th March 2020 9:29

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Trent Alexander-Arnold has opened up on the one message that manager Jurgen Klopp has instilled in his Liverpool team.

Klopp’s men are just four wins away from clinching their first top-flight title in 30 years and despite a recent blip, Alexander-Arnold insists that the message remains to take each game as it comes.

The 21-year-old England international told BBC Sport: “Yeah, because there’s no benefit in thinking too far ahead as that’s when your focus goes.

“The manager always says the next game is the most important one of your life and that’s why we go into the next game thinking anything can happen.

“The quality of every side we come up against means if we are just at 95% then we’ll be beaten, which is why we have to be at 100%.”

As for the seemingly imminent prospect of winning the Premier League, Alexander-Arnold added: “Obviously it’s something you dream of.

“At a club like Liverpool, where it’s eluded us for so long, it would stay with the fans for a very long time, but the closer you get to it, the less you think about it, because it’s more of a reality and you can’t get caught up in the hype.”

Meanwhile, Chelsea have been boosted in their efforts to finally resolve their goalkeeping conundrum after a former Blue has reportedly been passing them information about frequent Liverpool target Ugurcan Cakir.

 

The Turkish goalkeeper, 23, has been regularly linked with a move to Anfield to provide stiff competition to Alisson Becker.

Despite receiving early plaudits, back-up stopper Adrian has been prone to a blunder or two, with his latest error costing the Reds dearly in their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Frank Lampard’s men.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are experiencing goalkeeping issues of their own, with world record goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga recently losing his place in the side to veteran Willy Caballero. Read more…

 

 

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