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The Myth That Trent Alexander-Arnold Can't Defend Is Exposed After League Statistics Emerge

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The Myth That Trent Alexander-Arnold Can't Defend Is Exposed After League Statistics Emerge

The claim that Trent Alexander-Arnold can't defend has been completely exposed after his league statistics emerged online.

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Whether to include or exclude Alexander-Arnold from the England squad for Euro 2020 has been the main talking point ahead of the summer tournament.

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But Gareth Southgate named the 22-year-old in his provisional 33-man squad - along with the likes of Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier and Reece James.

And remarkable stats from the 2020/21 campaign actually show that Alexander-Arnold has been the most defensively sound out of his right-back rivals.

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Per Joel Rabinowitz's tweet, he tops tackle success, dribbled past per 90 and ball recoveries per 90 ahead of Walker, Trippier and James.

Unsurprisingly, Alexander Arnold also tops the attacking statistics for the 2020/21 term; from key passes to expected assists.

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Alexander-Arnold was snubbed of a spot in the England team in March, but he has made Southgate's provisional squad for Euro 2020.

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The Three Lions boss will name his official party next Tuesday ahead of playing Austria in a friendly match.

They also play Romania before opening their campaign against Croatia on June 13.

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Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Football, England, Gareth Southgate

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