Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has set his workforce the tricky target of preserving extra blank sheets than they accomplished closing season, after beating Norwich at the opening day of the Premier League marketing campaign.
The Reds ran out relaxed 4-1 winners over the Canaries, however seemed a bit of shaky on the again, with Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher describing the house aspect as ‘all over the place in defence.’
The Premier League inexperienced persons had 12 photographs on Liverpool’s objective, with 5 of the ones on target, inflicting the Champions League winners issues, and Teemu Pukki scoring for them in the second one part.
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect had the most efficient defence within the Premier League closing season, preserving 21 blank sheets and conceding simply 22 targets, however regardless of conceding on Friday night time, Alexander-Arnold thinks they may be able to beef up on their stats within the coming yr.
‘I think the way that we play as full-backs in this team is getting up and defending as well,’ the right-back advised Sky Sports.
‘I feel it doesn’t matter what we will at all times beef up, clearly we wish to stay extra blank sheets than what we did closing season, we saved so much however clearly we will nonetheless recuperate.
‘I want to be a threat going forward but do my job first and foremost in defence.’.
Joe Gomez partnered Virgil van Dijk in central defence for Liverpool, coming again into the workforce after Joel Matip had taken that roll on the again finish of closing season.
Many anticipated Matip to carry onto the location after successful the Champions League in June, however apparently that the England world is now first selection.
However, the 22-year-old insists that there is not any such factor as a assured starter at Anfield and he will have to proceed to struggle for his position.
‘Nothings really been said, there’s no longer a lot to mention,’ Gomez advised Sky Sports. ‘We know every week we have to play for our place, no one’s assured a spot within the beginning XI.
‘That’s what it’s like at those best golf equipment and Liverpool is one,okay we need to be expecting a problem each and every week and that’s what it is going to be.’