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Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been praised by Danny Murphy. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 06:00, Sun, Jun 28, 2020 0

Liverpool ace Trent Alexander-Arnold is like a mixture of David Beckham and Kevin de Bruyne, and could easily make the switch into midfield. That's the opinion of former Reds player Danny Murphy, who believes the youngster can hold down his position in Jurgen Klopp's team for a decade. Related articles Jurgen Klopp dancing: Watch Reds boss dancing in title celebrations

Alexander-Arnold was one of the Reds' outstanding performers from this year's title-winning squad.

The defender has again been a force going forward, having produced 12 assists in 31 league games - matching his total from last season.

He has played with even more confidence and has started having a real impact on games on both sides of the ball, with Liverpool having the best defensive record in the league.

As well as his impressive assists total, Alexander-Arnold has also contributed to 14 clean sheets in the league as the Reds sprinted away with the title.

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He capped off a brilliant performance in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Crystal Palace in the week with a beautiful free-kick that gave the Reds one hand on the league trophy.

Alexander-Arnold struck the ball from 25 yards out and sent it sailing into the top corner of the net, leaving Wayne Hennessey with no chance.

And Murphy believes he is like a combination of Beckham and Manchester City ace De Bruyne due to his crossing ability, and should be given a chance in midfield at some point.

"Trent is like Beckham and Kevin de Bruyne mix," he wrote in his Daily Mail column. "Not known anyone with his quality from wide areas since David Beckham. LATEST LIVE SPORT TV DEALS