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Liverpool defender Alexander-Arnold named Premier League's Young Player of the Season

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been named the Premier League's Young Player of the Season.

Alexander-Arnold saw off competition from seven other stars, including Manchester United front three Anthony Martial, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford.

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, Chelsea duo Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount and Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson were also shortlisted.

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has hailed the impact Alexander-Arnold has had from right-back, comparing him to some of the all-time greats in his position.

He told Sky Sports: "When you think of the world's best full-backs from the past, you think of Roberto Carlos and Cafu bombing up and down the line.

"Trent also gets and up and down the line, and we've had that for a while with attacking full-backs.

"But this is almost running a game from his position and we haven't really seen that before. He's a playmaker from right-back.

"The range of his passing is almost like Kevin De Bruyne, you could argue they're the best two passers in the Premier League. But one's a midfielder and one's a full-back."

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