Alexander-Arnold believes Gerrard will greatly influence Rangers' youth players

Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool in action as Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on May 6, 2018 in London,...

Liverpool youngster Alexander-Arnold looked up to Rangers manager Steven Gerrard, and he reckons the Gers' kids will be greatly influenced by him.

Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool battles for posession with Leroy Sane of Manchester City  during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Manchester City and...

A lot is expected of new Rangers boss Steven Gerrard when the 2018-19 season kicks off, and many football lovers all around the world will be keenly watching how he fares in his first managerial job.

The inexperienced Gerrard will have to start delivering the goods from the get-go if he wants to quickly win over the Rangers' board and fans, and he has already secured the signing of former Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield.

A squad overhaul is expected during the summer transfer window, but Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold believes even the Light Blues' development squad will benefit immensely from the new manager's influential disposition, fast-tracking their journey to the first-team in the process.

Jason Cummings of Rangers celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on April 22, 2018 in...

The 19-year-old has established himself as the Reds' first-choice right-back after some impressive performances, and looking up to the likes of Gerrard while coming through the ranks definitely helped boost his swift ascendancy.

Rangers pay huge attention to their development squad and, going by Alexander-Arnold's recent revelation, they are in very safe hands.

“He’s a legend and a hero around Liverpool," the England youth international told Soccer AM.

Steven Gerrard shakes hands with Dave King as he is unveiled as the new manager of Rangers football Club at Ibrox Stadium on May 4, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

“He just had the authority that everyone respected. He had a lot of respect from the changing room and he knew that.

“He would always take the young ones and be really caring with them and helped them a lot along the way.”

Gerrard did an impressive job with Liverpool's under-18s and, while his focus will now be on Rangers' senior team, he will definitely look to carry on the development squad's best players going forward.

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