Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold: A Future Secured
Liverpool, the iconic football club, is on the brink of solidifying the future of one of its most valued players, Trent Alexander-Arnold. An agreement in principle has been reached between the club and the player, putting to rest any lingering speculations regarding his tenure with the Reds.
With less than two years remaining on his existing contract, there’s a mutual eagerness from both Alexander-Arnold and the club to extend his stay at Anfield. This move is set to disappoint numerous top clubs across England and Europe who had their sights set on the full-back. However, sources close to the matter have confirmed Alexander-Arnold’s unwavering commitment to Liverpool, with no intentions of parting ways.
Recently donned with the vice-captain’s armband, following the departures of James Milner and Jordan Henderson, Alexander-Arnold aspires to be an integral component of Liverpool’s evolving squad. His ambition is to propel the team back to the pinnacle of the Champions League in the 2024-25 season.
Central Role and Contribution
The England international has been exploring a more central role for both club and country, a strategic shift initiated by Jurgen Klopp in the latter part of the 2022-23 campaign. His contribution has been noteworthy, registering four goals and 10 assists in 47 appearances across all competitions last season.
Starting the first four games of the new season, Alexander-Arnold encountered a hamstring setback. This injury led to his absence in matches against Wolves and LASK Linz. However, the anticipation is high for his return to the field, possibly making it in time for the clash with West Ham on the 24th of September.
Previous Contract Extension
Alexander-Arnold’s last contract extension came in July 2021, post Liverpool’s illustrious Premier League title victory. As per FBRef, his weekly earnings at Anfield are currently £180,000.