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Trent Alexander-Arnold handed Guinness World Record for Premier League assists as a defender

Trent Alexander-Arnold
has been awarded an official world file (Picture: AMA/Getty Images)

Trent Alexander-Arnold has written his title into the Guinness World Record guide for offering extra assists than any defender in a Premier League season.

The Liverpool right-back laid on 12 targets for his team-mates over the 2018-19 season, greater than some other defender within the historical past of the league.

With one to his title earlier than final season and one other two this marketing campaign already, the England worldwide has 15 Premier League assists on the age of 21.

The full-back places a big quantity of emphasis on his attacking talents and nice delight in having the ability to present targets for his team-mates, so is delighted to be recognised for his achievement.

‘It’s an honour. I’ve all the time wished to go ahead and assist the crew to create as many possibilities as attainable,’ stated Alexander-Arnold.

Trent Alexander-Arnold
Alexander-Arnold has made two Premier League assists this season (Picture: Getty Images)

‘It’s clearly all the way down to the lads to place the ball into the again of the online, as a result of soccer is a crew recreation and with out them, the supervisor and all of the assist within the background, this file wouldn’t be attainable.

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‘I always used to read [the book] as a kid because they’re enjoyable to learn, to see the totally different information and what individuals are as much as all around the globe.

‘It’s an unbelievably proud second for me and all of my household – and hopefully one thing that may stand for a few years.’

Alexander-Arnold is in fixed competitors with Liverpool left-back to see who can present probably the most assists for their aspect.

The Scot fell simply in need of his fellow Reds defender final season, ending on 11, and though he has notched up 22 within the Premier League over his profession, Alexander-Arnold was glad to have pipped him final season.

‘He probably thought he had the competition wrapped up!’ Alexander-Arnold stated.

‘Near the end of the season we both hit really good form, we were both getting lots of assists and it was good to help the team in those games that we needed to win.’

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