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Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has spoken out on Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne. The pair both featured in a list of the 50 top players in the world following a global vote conducted by Goal.
The Reds star was asked by Goal to put together his ultimate footballer, with certain players contributing specific attributes, such as skill, pace, footballing brain, heading, strength, stamina, right foot and left foot.
Alexander-Arnold named Barcelona legend Lionel Messi for left foot and football intelligence, while De Bruyne got the nod for the right foot.
“He is the best passer I’ve ever played against,” Trent Alexander-Arnold said.
““When you’re in and amongst it, it’s rare that you still have those ‘wow’ moments, where you’re taken aback by what you see.
“When you’re playing every day and training with those sort of players, you almost get accustomed to seeing it.
“But De Bruyne is still the one who gives me those moments, where I’m watching one of his games and he’ll produce a pass where I’m just like: ‘Wow!’”
When it came to skill, The Reds star named Neymar, while Wolves winger Adama Traore provided the pace. And Alexander-Arnold went for three Liverpool players for heading (Virgil van Dijk), strength (Mo Salah) and stamina (James Milner).
source – Manchester Evening News
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