Liverpool’s local lad, Trent Alexander-Arnold, believes The Reds have a squad very capable of continuing their Premier League winning run.
Our number 66 was speaking to Liverpoolfc.com when he was asked if he felt the team could maintain its early five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table.
“Why not? We are capable of doing it. We are a strong enough side and we’ve got the squad depth that we need.
“Players can come in, come out and rotate, so we are showing how good a side we are, how good a squad we are. And as a club, this is where we need to be.
“Obviously 15 wins in a row is something to be proud of, but we know we need to keep on going and keep pushing ourselves even further.”
Alexander-Arnold commented on last Sunday’s 2-1 win at Chelsea where he opened the scoring with a brilliantly worked set-piece from just outside the box. He also had some special praise for stand-in goalkeeper Adrian.
“Stamford Bridge is one of the toughest places to come during the season and it’s hard to say how much it means to us.
“It’s a massive win, we’ve dug in really deep there at the end and the last half an hour was really tough for us. But we were prepared and we were ready.
“Adrian made some world-class saves and we’ve been able to defend really well. Obviously we conceded a goal, which was a disappointment, but three points is all that matters to us.”
Another point that Alexander-Arnold alluded to was the unity of the squad and how the ‘fringe’ players are just as committed to the cause as the regular first-team starters.
“It’s all about the mentality of the team.
“A lot of players will be disappointed that they haven’t had that much game time so far this season. But the fixtures are coming thick and fast now over the next few months and there will be opportunities for everyone.
“We are just trying to stay as fit as possible and be relentless as possible to carry on winning and competing on all fronts.”
Alexander-Arnold is likely to be rested for tomorrow night’s Carabao Cup fixture away to MK Dons. He will be back in action on Saturday in the Premier League game at Sheffield United.
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