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Liverpool hero Aldridge: Has Alexander-Arnold just cost us the Prem title?!

Liverpool hero John Aldridge has blamed Trent Alexander-Arnold for yesterday's 2-2 draw at Fulham.

He wrote for the Sunday World: "God, if Liverpool lose the title by a point again next April, all Liverpool fans will look back at this match and say 'what the hell?'

"And once again, sadly, Trent Alexander-Arnold's defensive capabilities were found wanting.

"No player creates more goal chances for Liverpool, but he was badly caught out for the first goal by Aleksandar Mitrovic.

"Liverpool fans will not need reminding about the goal that won the Champions League for Real Madrid last season.

"That was a low ball that got beyond Trent when it should have been cut out.

"It's the reason that Trent does not win the number of England caps that his pure football talent deserves.

"England manager Gareth Southgate has made it clear that Kyle Walker, Reece James and even Kieran Trippier enjoy his defensive confidence more than Trent does.

"So he's got to learn a few tricks, like sticking an arm out across an attacker to prevent his jump ever so slightly. Or risking a penalty by getting in the way!"

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