‘It’s going to be an honour to hopefully play against him’: Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold relishing chance to face Cristiano Ronaldo in Champions League final
- Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the Champions League final at the end of May
- Trent Alexander-Arnold is hoping to feature in the Kiev final against Real
- The 19-year-old has praised the ‘trust’ Jurgen Klopp has instilled in him
- Alexander-Arnold is also hoping for the ‘honour’ to mark Cristiano Ronaldo
Trent Alexander-Arnold is prepared to mark Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final and hailed the ‘trust’ Jurgen Klopp has placed in him.
The Liverpool full-back grew up studying clips of Ronaldo and YouTube and believes he is ready to do battle with the Real Madrid superstar.
‘With Ronaldo being one of the greats, probably one of the best players ever, it’s going to be an honour to hopefully play against him,’ Alexander-Arnold said.
Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to appear against Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League
‘I want to challenge myself and test myself against the best players in the world and there’s not many people better than the likes of Ronaldo.
‘There’s a lot of trust there in the club at the moment and I’m feeling the trust. The numbers that he does season in, season out are absolutely unbelievable.
‘Come May 26 we’ll be looking to stop him and the rest of Real Madrid.’
The young Reds defender described it as an ‘honour’ to face up against one of football’s greats