Alexander-Arnold reveals Liverpool have learnt from Man City as he looks to add trophies after Champions League glory

By | 22nd September 2019

TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD has revealed Liverpool have learned from the example set by treble-winning Manchester City last season.

The 20-year-old played a pivotal role in helping his local side end their trophy drought when they lifted a sixth Champions League in May.

Trent Alexander-Arnold backs Liverpool for more trophies after their Champions League glory
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The right-back then doubled his personal haul by winning the Super Cup with a penalty shoot-out victory over Chelsea last month.

However, Liverpool missed out on the elusive Premier League title by a mere point to Pep Guardiola’s City despite losing just once all year and accruing 97 points.

But the Reds currently sit top of the pile after five straight wins this campaign and Alexander-Arnold believes the club are greedy for honours again.

“I’m sure we picked up things from how City won last year,” he told the Mail on Sunday. “They showed us how winning’s done. They were relentless.

“Losing the title was the worst feeling many of us had ever felt in football. Coming so close to something.

“Coming so close to feeling as though you have made something of yourself and made your family proud and then in a split second, you feel as if you have let everyone down in the world, you feel as if you weren’t good enough.

“You can’t dismiss one trophy to go after another. Why not go for both? We have got the quality in the squad. We want to win everything. We have to be selfish about that.

“We don’t want to give other teams an easy route into winning trophies. We want to dominate on all fronts, get to finals, go to Wembley in May every season, be around the title race every season.”

I’m sure we picked up things from how City won last year. They showed us how winning’s done. They were relentless

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Jurgen Klopp finally ended his quest for silverware with Liverpool after the 2-0 win over Tottenham following three successive final losses.

And Alexander-Arnold revealed he wants fans to lose count of the number of trophies they win.

He added: “When we won the Champions League last season, the celebrations were incredible.

“But it wasn’t even a week of pure joy. We still weren’t satisfied. The attitude was that it would have been better if it was the double that we had done. We told ourselves that that was what we needed to push for this season.

“We don’t want to be remembered as that Liverpool team that only won the Champions League. We want to be the team that people can’t remember how many trophies we have won because we won so many.

“If someone mentions Liverpool winning the Premier League, we want people to say, ‘Which one?’ or ‘What year was that? Was that number 19? Was that 21?’”

“We want people to be confused about how many trophies we won. We don’t want to be remembered as the team who missed out to Manchester City in a great title race.

“We don’t want to be the team that nearly did it. We want to be the team that did it.”

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