Just months after signing a previous long-term deal, the teenager has penned a fresh deal that illustrates his growing status under Jurgen Klopp

Trent Alexander-Arnold’s impressive rise at Liverpool has been rewarded with a new five-year contract on improved terms.

The 18-year-old, who broke into Jurgen Klopp’s first-team plans last season making 12 appearances in all competitions, is held in the highest esteem at the club.

Trent’s journey to LFC’s first-team

This is evidenced by the Merseysiders putting together a fresh deal for the teenager, who only signed his previous contract in November 2016.

Alexander-Arnold started out as a striker, before being converted to a No. 6 by first-team development coach Pepijn Lijnders when he was in charge of the Under-16 team.

The Scouser, born in West Derby which houses Liverpool’s Melwood facility, is now an exciting deputy to right-back Nathaniel Clyne.

HD Trent Alexander-Arnold

He made his Premier League debut in the 1-1 draw at Manchester United in place of the England international, who was ruled out with an abdominal issue.

Klopp is an admirer of Alexander-Arnold’s ability to understand and execute the tactical demands of multiple roles.

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“In my opinion, he is one of the most all-round talents in Europe with a ‘team first’ attitude,” Lijnders told Goal of the player he helped develop.

“When he was my captain at U-16 level, he was able to control rhythm and make the team play like no-one else.

HD Trent Alexander-Arnold Ben Woodburn

“Some people are born to become a football player; he is definitely one of them.”

A more muscular Alexander-Arnold reported to Liverpool’s pre-season training this week, having turned down the chance to represent England Under-19s at the European Championships.

The club’s Young Player of the Year has designs on making a further impact under Klopp in the campaign ahead and wanted to focus fully on being in the right shape to achieve as much.