Cape Town -
Up-and-coming Liverpool development product Trent
Alexander-Arnold says Jurgen Klopp's man-management
is his biggest strength.
The 19-year-old has
excelled this season, his second in the first team, and has started eight
Premier League matches for the Anfield club in 2017/ 18.
he's enjoyed working with the German mentor and says he appreciates most
Klopp's ability to look after his players.
"He's really good
with man-management," he told This is Anfield.
"He knows how
often and how long players can play for and how much the body can withstand on
"He knows when to
take a player off and when to put another one on and I think that's something
he does really well."
believes that Klopp's approach ensures that the Reds can play a high-tempo game
on a consistent basis.
decision-making off the pitch is really good because he also knows when to give
us a 'down day' and when to push other players because they need that little
bit more in the tank.
"I think that has
paid off and it shows with the physical numbers we come out with on a weekend.
We run a lot in games and our numbers are really good.
"That's down to
the manager and the staff because their man-management is spot-on."
Asked to reveal the
most valuable advice he's received from the manager, Alexander-Arnold replied:
"Smile. Enjoy it!
That's a big thing because if you've got a smile on your face and confidence
about you then you’re bound to play well in games, so that's probably the best
advice he's given me."