Trent Alexander-Arnold becomes first defender to register 10 assists in EPL

Trent Alexander-Arnold becomes first defender to register 10 assists in EPL

Trent Alexander-Arnold who plays as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool is one of the fastest growing footballers considering his form for the Reds since he broke in the first team.

Last season, the Englishman was so superb for Liverpool in their Champions League campaign where the Reds lifted the title beating Tottenham in the final.

Alexander-Arnold's incredible performance in the Champions League semifinal second leg clash against Barcelona won the hearts of the fans.

And this season, Arnold has continued with his superb performances for Liverpool who are currently topping the Premier League standings.

On Thursday night, January 23, Liverpool defeated Wolves 2-1 to maintain their lead on the Premier League table in which Alexander-Arnold provided the assist for the first goal.

The assist by Alexander-Arnold has now made him the first defender to record 10 assists in multiple Premier League seasons.

Last season. the 21-year-old recorded 12 assists for Liverpool who finished second on the final standings which means that Trent now has 22 assists so far in the English topflight.

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Despite having one game at hand this term, Liverpool are topping the League table with 16 points.

This means that Liverpool will have to lose seven six games this season for them not to win the Premier League title and that is if Pep Guardiola and his men also fail to lose.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Liverpool are just a few steps to history after extending their Premier League wining streak to forty following a narrow 2-1 victory over Wolves at Molineux Stadium on Thursday night, January 23.

The Reds got the game started on a bright note with exciting attacking moves but none of their early shots was able to hot target.

However, Jordan Henderson handed the visitors the lead in the eighth minute with an unstoppable header from a Trent Alexander-Arnold's corner kick from the left flank.

The 29-year-old jumped high-up above Wolves defenders to put the ball past Rui Patricio just while both sides are settling into the meeting.

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Raul Jiminez restored parity for the home team with a sumptuous header from Adama Traore's superb cross in the 51st minute.

Nuno Espirito Santo's men launched a quick counter-attacking move against their opponent which was started by the Spanish national team star.

With six minutes left to play, Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino fired a shot from close range to ensure Reds ran off with maximum points at the end of the meeting.

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