Liverpool legend Aldridge doubts Alexander-Arnold can handle Real Madrid pressure

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold says he has been living the dream this season and is keen to nail down a Champions League final starting spot.

The performances of the right-back in the Premier League and in the Champions League have been brilliant and very encouraging.

The 19-year-old right back and academy graduate is set to become the youngest Liverpool player to ever start a European Cup final and the teenager is aware that his greatest challenge in a red shirt lies in Kiev in less than two weeks' time.

The lad's father posted on Facebook to detail just what Alexander-Arnold had done for his son, including giving him free tickets for the game and player lounge passes - before making his dreams come true by bringing him onto the hallowed turf.

The 19-year-old had played only 12 first-team matches prior to this campaign, but has established himself as a key man for Jurgen Klopp, particularly in Europe.

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It's been a simply unbelievable breakthrough season for Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold.

"You have to admit he's an unbelievable player and he's done exceptional things in the game".

"It's an honour every time I get the chance to go out on to the pitch, whether it be starting or as a sub, so I'm just happy to get on the pitch whenever I can", he continued. That's what we came out to do and that's what we've done.

Alexander-Arnold was presented with the young players' Golden Samba - a prestigious fans' award - as the Liverpool team completed a lap of appreciation around the Anfield pitch following the win over Brighton. "I'm really pleased with how it's gone this season and I want to play the last game as well".

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