Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has expressed his desire to beat Reds team-mate Mohamed Salah to win the Premier League Player of the Year award.
Jurgen Klopp’s side will face Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield in the final game of the season on Sunday. They entered the match in the hope that they could still be crowned champions of England.
The top team Manchester City and the second team Liverpool are currently only 1 point apart. The Red Devils are therefore asking club legend and Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard to do their part by getting a result against Cityzens.
In addition to the title, a number of individual awards are also set aside for the final day of the season. Among those awards is the Premier League Scorer award, given to the player with the most assists.
Liverpool superstar Salah currently leads the assists table with 13 assists. However, Alexander-Arnold is right behind Egypt, providing 12 assists for his teammates.
Ahead of Sunday’s season finale, Alexander-Arnold admitted he would love to take Salah to the Player of the Year award. The Englishman hopes that the striker will win the Golden Shoe, while the two can at least share the Playmaker award. He told the Liverpool website:
“I’d be lying if I said no! Yes, that’s right. I don’t know how he feels about that but I want to be able to just get one and we’ll be able to share the trophy. It’s going to be a good moment for us. We’ve worked hard together. Our relationship has really grown this season, the understanding we’ve had on and off the pitch. we’ve become a lot closer, hopefully he wins the Golden Boot, and then I think now it’s just between him and me to get the top assists. will see what happens.”
Salah currently leads the scoring charts in the Premier League, with 22 goals in 34 games. However, Tottenham Hotspur star Heung-min Son is right behind him with 21 goals.
Can Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold break his own assists record?
Alexander-Arnold currently holds the record for the most assists by a defender in a Premier League campaign. He assisted 13 goals for his team-mates during Liverpool’s title-winning campaign in the 2019-20 season.
Signing up for a assist on Sunday will see the 23-year-old equal his own assists record in England’s top flight. It remains to be seen if he can do better by bringing his tally to 14 for the season and breaking his record.
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