Klopp makes Gary Neville look silly with Trent Alexander-Arnold truth

Jurgen Klopp came up with the perfect response to Gary Neville’s criticism of Trent Alexander-Arnold, bringing up the Englishman’s impressive number of medals.

The German’s comments were broadcast on Twitter by James Pearce of The Athletic ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

The former Manchester United fullback expressed concern that No.66 could be a huge liability for Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions.

“In a World Cup, I think he is giving away a penalty [for his challenge on Sessegnon]”, the presenter of Monday Night Football told Sky Sports. “I don’t think Gareth would trust him in a knockout game. Which means, so he’ll take it? If he has four brilliant right backs, will he call?

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It’s a rather strange statement given the fact that Eric Dier was not mentioned for his disastrous mistake that surely cost Spurs a share of the loot at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Overlooking that, it’s mind-boggling to really understand the scope of criticism pouring into Trent with many commenters seemingly jumping on the bandwagon due to his easy access.

The 24-year-old needs to work on his defensive game, but suggestions that he is a poor defender and a potentially costly presence in the England squad could be way off the mark and ignore what he brings to the table.

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