Fabregas praises Alexander-Arnold after shining in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace

Fabregas praises Alexander-Arnold after shining in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace

Cesc Fabregas praises Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold and compares his playmaking to Barcelona legend Dani Alves after the England star shined in the Reds’ 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.

  • Cesc Fabregas praised Trent Alexander-Arnold for his performance on Monday
  • The right-back shone in Liverpool’s comeback to draw 1-1 against Crystal Palace
  • Fábregas compared the winger’s passing range with that of Brazilian Dani Alves
  • Alexander-Arnold has already given 62 assists in 229 games for Liverpool

Cesc Fabregas praised Trent Alexander-Arnold’s play for Liverpool against Crystal Palace on Monday, comparing the right-back’s passing ability to that of Barcelona legend Dani Alves.

The England fullback put on an impressive display as the Reds fought back with ten men to draw 1-1 at Anfield, after rising star Darwin Nunez was sent off for headbutting Eagles defender Joachim Andersen.

During the match, former Arsenal, Chelsea and Barcelona player Fabregas took to social media to praise the 23-year-old, after being impressed by his passing range.

Cesc Fabregas praised Trent Alexander-Arnold's impressive performance against Crystal Palace

Cesc Fabregas praised Trent Alexander-Arnold’s impressive performance against Crystal Palace

Referring to Alexander-Arnold, the former Spain international wrote on Twitter: “I haven’t seen a full-back with this passing range since Dani Alves.”

The Liverpool star hounded Palace in the first half and created a handful of great chances, at one point delivering a precise pass to the head of Mohamed Salah, who could only head the ball straight into the hands of Vicente Guaita.

After Nunez’s brainless red card, Jurgen Klopp brought in Joe Gomez and gave Alexander-Arnold license to move into midfield, where he continued to cause problems for Palace.

The former star of Spain said that

The former Spain star said he “hadn’t seen a full-back with this passing range since Dani Alves.”

UNAM Pumas veteran Dani Alves produced 105 assists during his two spells with Barcelona

UNAM Pumas veteran Dani Alves produced 105 assists during his two spells with Barcelona

Fabregas and Alves spent three years together at the Camp Nou between 2011 and 2014, at a time when the Brazilian was considered one of the best right-backs in the world.

The 39-year-old, who left the Catalan club to join Mexican side UNAM Pumas earlier this summer, had 105 assists for Barcelona in 407 appearances, regularly combining with Argentine superstar Lionel Messi on the right flank.

Meanwhile, Alexander-Arnold has already racked up 62 assists in 229 appearances for Liverpool.

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