Trent Alexander-Arnold’s kind has been a ‘concern for many of the season’, an ex-Liverpool midfielder has advised talkSPORT.
The Reds haven’t reached the degrees they’ve proven within the Premier League over the past two seasons that noticed them raise the title in 2019/20 and narrowly miss out the earlier yr.
The type of plenty of their star gamers has come beneath scrutiny and the right-back has come beneath the highlight.
Towards Leicester final week, Alexander-Arnold misplaced possession an unbelievable 45 instances. He gave the ball away 38 instances in a defeat at Southampton final month, which was a report within the Premier League this season.
Former Reds midfielder Steve McMahon believes his weaknesses have been uncovered this season.
Talking on commentary of Liverpool’s match with Everton, McMahon advised talkSPORT: “He has involved me many of the season. He’s been implausible for 18 months or so.
“Perhaps the hype has acquired to him, I’m not too positive, however actually his efficiency ranges have dropped dramatically whether or not or not it’s the staff’s efficiency or what.
“I don’t suppose you’ll be able to go from a famous person defender to a poor one – he’s turned out to be this season.
“Defending is actually his weak point. It’s been a double whammy (with Virgil van Dijk being out injured).”
The 22-year-old has simply three Premier League assists for Liverpool this season in 22 appearances.
Of their title successful marketing campaign, the England worldwide had 13 whereas the season earlier than he grabbed 12.
Alexander-Arnold addressed the considerations over his kind in an interview with Sky Sports activities earlier this month.
He mentioned: “There’s been instances this season I felt like I’ve been taking part in fairly nicely. Not too long ago I’ve been making an attempt to get again into that rhythm I used to be speaking about earlier from a private standpoint.
“It’s been a troublesome season in that respect in simply looking for that rhythm and get again into it and simply letting issues occur naturally. It’s been fairly tough.
“However once more there aren’t any excuses. I need to attempt to make issues occur for the staff and carry out in addition to I can to assist us win video games and that’s what I’m making an attempt to do.”