By Dominic Toner
Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold has revealed he has not set any targets as he tries to break into the first-team picture at Anfield.
The 18-year-old has emerged as one of the best youngster at the club’s academy and has been introduced into the senior side by manager Jurgen Klopp.
The defender has made eight senior appearances this campaign, including three in the Premier League.
Alexander-Arnold has admitted he has been overwhelmed by his recent rise and will only make plans next season.
“I don’t really set targets, I just try to enjoy it where I can because this is the first season I’ve really been with the first team, so I’m just enjoying every minute of it,” Alexander-Arnold told the club’s official website. “I haven’t really set targets because I didn’t really expect it to happen at all!
“I think maybe next season I’ll set targets, but from now until the end of the season I’ll just try to enjoy my football, try to play as much as I can, whether that’s first team or U23s or whoever, and I’ll give it my best whenever I do play.”
Alexander-Arnold is a pacy right-back that has shown a great desire to get forward in matches.
The youngster faces a difficult battle to dislodge first-team full-back Nathaniel Clyne from the starting line-up, but has impressed when given the opportunity.
He is currently a member of England’s Under-19s side and is being tipped to become a regular for Liverpool and the national team.
Klopp has been keen to introduce youngsters at the Merseyside club this campaign and Alexander-Arnold has been the standout performer.
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