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'I think he feels the fans are already behind him': Trent Alexander-Arnold backs Adrian to fill injured Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker's boots First choice keeper Alisson injured his calf in Friday's Premier League opener Understudy Adrian will start his first game for Liverpool on Wednesday The Reds play in the European Super Cup against Chelsea in Istanbul Trent Alexander-Arnold has faith in the former West Ham goalkeeper 

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 15:17 BST, 12 August 2019 | Updated: 15:21 BST, 12 August 2019

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Trent Alexander-Arnold believes new signing Adrian is more than capable of deputising for injured number one Alisson Becker at Liverpool.

Spanish goalkeeper Adrian, who only signed on a free transfer last week after his release from West Ham, is likely to play in at least the next four matches for the Reds. 

Alisson, who won the Golden Glove last year, injured his calf while taking a goal-kick against Norwich in Liverpool's Premier League opener on Friday night, and could be out for up to eight weeks.

Adrian conceded a goal in the second half against Norwich at Anfield on Friday night

Adrian conceded a goal in the second half against Norwich at Anfield on Friday night

Alisson Becker had to be replaced in the 38th minute with a calf injury after taking a goal-kick

Alisson Becker had to be replaced in the 38th minute with a calf injury after taking a goal-kick

MATCHES ALISSON COULD MISS  
Aug 14 vs Chelsea (N)      Aug 17 vs Southampton (A) Aug 24 vs Arsenal (H) Aug 31 vs Burnley (A) Sep 14 vs Newcastle (H) Sep 17/18 - UCL matchday 1 Sep 22 vs Chelsea (A) Sep 24/25 - Carabao Cup R3  Sep 28 vs Sheffield United (A)   Oct 1/2 - UCL matchday 2  Oct 5 vs Leicester City (H)  

But despite the injury being a far from ideal start for Jurgen Klopp's side, Alexander-Arnold has great faith in Adrian's ability to fill in, speaking to the Evening Standard. 

'[His experience] is the main thing, he knows what he is doing,' said the 20-year-old. 

'He's played a load of games, so he knows what it is about. The reception he got [on Friday],

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