‘I once said how people don’t grow up wanting to be Gary Neville but I think a lad from Liverpool will change that’: Trent Alexander-Arnold will eclipse Manchester United legend as Premier League’s best-ever right back, believes Jamie Carragher
- Trent Alexander-Arnold is regarded as one of the best right backs already
- The 21-year-old’s honours include the Champions League FIFA Club World Cup
- Jamie Carragher believes he can surpass Premier League legend Gary Neville
Trent Alexander-Arnold has been backed to become the Premier League’s best right back one day, surpassing Gary Neville.
That’s the view of Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher who believes Alexander-Arnold will change the perception of that position.
The 21-year-old has enjoyed a sublime start to his professional career – having won the Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has been backed to become the best Premier League right back ever
That’s the view of Jamie Carragher who feels he can surpass Gary Neville (pictured)
Alexander-Arnold has a long way to go to emulate Neville, who won 17 major honours with Manchester United, but Carragher believes he will reach that level.
‘I think there is a young lad at Liverpool who will take that mantle from Neville,’ Carragher told Sky Sports.
‘I once said how people don’t grow up wanting to be Gary Neville but I think a lad from Liverpool will change that.’
Alexander-Arnold has been a virtual ever-present under Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp since he broke through into the first-team in 2016.
The England international has made 40 appearances in all competitions for the Reds this season, before it was halted indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Alexander-Arnold has won three major honours – including last season’s Champions League