Gary Lineker blown away by 'sensational' Trent Alexander-Arnold during Liverpool win

Trent Alexander-Arnold of England speaks during a press conference during the England Media Access on June 21, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

The young Liverpool defender made headlines this evening.

Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool battles with Lorenzo Insigne of Napoli during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Liverpool and SSC Napoli at Anfield on December 11, 2018...

Liverpool re-established their five-point cushion at the top of the Premier League table this afternoon.

Jurgen Klopp's side went to Chelsea and left with a 2-1 win to re-open the gap between the Reds and Manchester City, who won 8-0 on Saturday.

Trent Alexander-Arnold opened the scoring for Liverpool on 14 minutes, rifling the ball home from 20 yards after it was laid off to the young right-back by Mo Salah.

The 20-year-old is one of the best young players in his position in the world, and Gary Lineker, going by his mid-match tweet, certainly appears to be a massive fan of Alexander-Arnold.

 

At only 20, Alexander-Arnold, a product of Liverpool's academy, really is a frightening talent and there's really no telling how good he could be in the future.

Roberto Firmino added a second as Klopp's side gave themselves daylight heading into the break, but N'Golo Kante halved the deficit for the hosts with 20 minutes left.

However, Alexander-Arnold and his defensive team-mates held firm despite plenty of pressure from the Blues.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool in action during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on August 31, 2019 in...

 

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