'Sometimes people forget how young he is': Robertson hits back at Trent criticism
Andy Robertson has come out to defend his teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold after he faced criticism for his recent performances.
“He’s a special, special player and sometimes people forget how young he is,” he said.
“But, he’s got the world at his feet. He’s up there with the best players in the world, never mind best right-backs.”
“People are quick to talk players up, especially English players. But they’re also quick to knock them back down again.
“Since he’s come onto the scene, he’s been frightening…what he’s done with a football, what he’s done for the game, what he’s done for the club. He’s been unbelievable.
“We all show weaknesses. Every full-back gets beat by a winger every now and again. We all have dips of form.
“Maybe when Trent has a wee dip in form, a lot more gets said about it than other players. I don’t know why but I know he’s a strong character and he can block it out.
“So, when things get said, I don’t worry about him. That’s for sure. But, yeah, the criticism of him is quite heavy and I don’t really know why.”