Trent Alexander-Arnold ‘ecstatic and proud’ at new Liverpool contract as he signs new long term deal with boyhood club

Trent Alexander-Arnold has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. 

The 20-year-old is the jewel in the crown of Liverpool’s academy having graduated from the set-up to become a mainstay in Jurgen Klopp’s side, with the manager even calling on fans to make a song for the homegrown hero.  

‘Liverpool supporters love Trent as ‘one of their own’, although I have noticed he doesn’t have a song from the fans yet, so maybe that is something they can work on. Wow, does he deserve one,’ the manager said.  

And Alexander-Arnold was delighted to have agreed fresh terms. On committing his long term future to the club he said: ‘I’m ecstatic and really proud,’ Alexander-Arnold said. ‘I feel privileged to have the support and the trust the club has in me to offer me a new deal.

‘There was no doubt in my mind to sign and extend the years I have with the club. Hopefully we can achieve a lot of success in those years.

‘As soon as they offered the contract, there was no hesitation whatsoever. The thing that made it easiest for me was having the people around me to make sure I was able to focus on football as much as possible and get the deal done as soon as possible. 

‘That is down to my brother especially, my manager, who took that role and allowed me to focus on football and not get distracted, which is the main thing.

‘The last 18 months especially have been very special. Hopefully the next 18 months and even further on than that will be even more special.’

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