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Dirk Kuyt praises Liverpool star comparing him to Steven Gerrard

Dirk Kuyt praises Liverpool star comparing him to Steven Gerrard

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Dirk Kuyt has hailed Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold, comparing him to Steven Gerrard.

The ex-Liverpool star is a big fan of the right-back and has said that the England international is a dream player.

Speaking to Liverpool’s official website Kuyt said:

“Behind him on that right-hand side is Trent Alexander-Arnold, who’s also playing at an unbelievably high level. With Salah playing a little bit inside, it gives Trent the opportunity to play higher up the pitch. He was very important again against Arsenal, not just with his two assists.

 

“He’s a defender playing like an attacker. But also defensively when Liverpool lose the ball, his role in the team is very important because he’s able to press so high. Defenders love defending like that.

 

“It’s not easy to defend like Liverpool, defending very high up the pitch, but when you press well, it’s easy – and especially with players like Trent. 

 

“His delivery is a forward player’s dream, too. It’s Gerrard-esque. When Gerrard passed you the ball, it didn’t matter what distance, he played the ball wherever he wanted – and the same with Trent. 

 

“It’s great to have a player like him in your team. If you’re a striker, you know you only have to put your head against the ball and it’s a goal – that’s what you want. “

Source – HITC

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