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'He's going to pass Gary Neville as a footballer': Rafael backs Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold to overtake the level of legend and former team-mate Rafael played with and learned from Gary Neville during his time at United The Brazilian feels Neville's level will be better by a modern day Liverpool star  Rafael feels Trent Alexander-Arnold is simply 'destroying the Premier League'  In 29 league games this season Alexander-Arnold has 12 assists and two goals 

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 15:49 BST, 3 May 2020 | Updated: 15:51 BST, 3 May 2020

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Former man Rafael feels it is only a matter of time before Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold surpasses the level of Premier League legend Gary Neville.

Rafael, who played with Neville during his spell at Old Trafford, has risked the wrath of United fans by admitting the Liverpool youngster is on such a trajectory that he is 'destroying the Premier League.'

The Brazilian offered his thoughts to ESPN during a recent interview, outlining how Neville still remains the level to aim towards for all aspiring full-backs coming through in the professional game.

Rafael (centre) feels his former team-mate Gary Neville will soon be surpassed by Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold

Rafael (centre) feels his former team-mate Gary Neville will soon be surpassed by Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold

Rafael hailed the Liverpool star and admitted he is currently 'destroying the Premier League'

Rafael hailed the Liverpool star and admitted he is currently 'destroying the Premier League'

When asked to choose between Alexander-Arnold and former team-mate Neville, Rafael replied: ‘Today I would pick Gary Neville but if Alexander-Arnold keeps doing what he’s doing he will pass Gary Neville by far. 

‘At the moment he’s just destroying the

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