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Trent Alexander-Arnold Targets Individual Record With Liverpool

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The England international full-back has matched his personal mark when it comes to assists by a defender, however is now looking to increase that bar even further.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has played a key function in Liverpool ’s history-making exploits over the course of the remaining 12 months, however he additionally has his eyes on an individual entry into the record books.

The Reds right-back already boasts the biggest haul of assists ever delivered via a defender across a single Premier League campaign.

He hit that mark in 2018-19 when teeing up 12 efforts for his team-mates.

Liverpool have taken their game as a collective to even increased heights this term, with Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten outfit easing their way toward a first title triumph in 30 years.

Alexander-Arnold has persisted to big name at both ends of the field, with some other 12 assists added to his tally in 2019-20.

With there nonetheless eleven games of the season to come, the buccaneering 21-year-old admits that he is searching to raise the bar again and cement his place in English soccer folklore.

“I’m completely satisfied to assist the team as a whole lot as possible,” Alexander-Arnold told Liverpool’s official website.

“That was my aim going into the season – to get over 10 again. And as the season’s went on, it is been about making an attempt to push the limits and strive to smash as many records as I can, strive to push myself as far as I can, try to assist the team as plenty as possible and get assists, goals and contributions.

“Obviously clean sheets first and foremost, however going forward I’ve tried to get as many assists as possible.

“I’ve equalled that record and now I’ll seem to be to push on and strive to ruin it.”

A trip to Watford on Saturday is next on the agenda for Liverpool, with the Reds now simply four wins away from getting their hands on the Premier League crown.

Alexander-Arnold added: “Obviously we’re quite close but they’re four very challenging games.

“Anything can occur in the Premier League and we’ve got discovered that over the course of our Time playing in it, it’s hard for us.

“It will be difficult, we understand that however our major focus is on the subsequent game and improving for that because going to Watford is not an easy task and teams have realized that over the path of the season.

“We realized that when they came here, it was a tough game. We scored in the final minute in that game, so it was a tight one.

And we apprehend that, with the new manager that they’ve added in, it’s challenging to break them down.

“So for us, our mentality needs to be one hundred per cent and we just want to focus on that and then after that we will focus on the next game.”

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