sport news Klopp: Alexander-Arnold took home match ball after hat-trick of assists

Jurgen Klopp reveals Trent Alexander-Arnold took home match ball after hat-trick of assists against Watford... and Liverpool boss hopes Roberto Firmino will return for derby at Everton

By Daniel Matthews For Mailonline

Published: 14:11 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 14:13 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Jurgen Klopp has revealed Trent Alexander-Arnold was the proud owner of the match ball after his 'special' record-breaking display against Watford in midweek.

The Liverpool boss was full of praise for the young full back, who became the youngest player in Premier League history to pick up three assists in a single match after he set up Sadio Mane (twice) and Virgil van Dijk to score in the 5-0 win.

Both Alexander-Arnold and left back Andy Robertson have shone for the Reds this season and ahead of his side's trip to rivals Everton, Klopp hailed the role they are playing in Liverpool's title charge.

Jurgen Klopp revealed Trent Alexander-Arnold took home the match ball after three assists

Jurgen Klopp revealed Trent Alexander-Arnold took home the match ball after three assists

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