Trent Alexander-Arnold responds to defensive criticisms

Trent Alexander-Arnold responds to defensive criticisms

Trent Alexander-Arnold has supplied a rebuttal to critics of his defensive skills, claiming that folks ‘wish to shout’ when he makes errors however insisting he’s nonetheless greater than succesful.

The 2022/23 season has been a blended bag for Alexander-Arnold up to now, with plenty of defensive errors for Liverpool placing the right-back within the highlight for all of the unsuitable causes.

On prime of that, he has been unable to create possibilities for his teammates as continuously has he has completed previously, as Liverpool slipped to mid-table within the early weeks of the season.

The Reds’ type picked up, although, and Alexander-Arnold discovered a manner into Gareth Southgate’s England squad after accidents to Kyle Walker and notably Reece James.

Talking with ITV Sport, the Liverpool star stated: “I’d say there’s been a number of highlight on it. I would say there’s been an enormous magnifying glass on that facet of my sport [defending].

“I’d say, for me, like every a part of my sport, there’s enhancements to be made. There’s choices that I may have made higher. There’s situations the place I may have defended rather a lot higher, however on the similar time, there’s been situations the place I’ve defended very well.

“And that is the best way the sport is. I feel lots of people wish to shout concerning the errors and those that I may have completed higher on, moderately than those that I defended effectively on.”

England tackle Iran of their first sport in Group B on Monday at 13:00 GMT.

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