By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 09:02 GMT, 28 November 2020 | Updated: 09:02 GMT, 28 November 2020
Trent Alexander-Arnold has echoed the sentiments of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp in hitting out at the Premier League schedule as the stricken defender insisted that the players' welfare has to be considered.
The Premier League champions have been rocked by a number of injuries this season, with Alexander-Arnold joining Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson and Joe Gomez in being unavailable to Klopp.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Liverpool's lengthy injury list has given rise to Klopp slamming the football authorities and broadcasters in setting a fixture schedule that does not allow for, in his view, enough time for recovery.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has echoed the sentiments of Jurgen Klopp regarding the schedule
The Red have been hit by a series of injuries, calling into question the busy fixture schedule
And the 22-year-old full back has supported the criticism made by his boss, insisting that the players' bodies are not fine-tuned to handle the level of physical exertion that the current schedule puts them through.
'We get paid to play football, so we can't complain about having to play games,' the defender told The Mirror. 'But we have to give a thought to our bodies. It's not right to put a human body through so much intensity.
'You look at marathon runners, people who do triathlons and cyclists on the Tour de France. They train for so long to compete in such quick succession.
Alexander-Arnold has been sidelined with a calf injury while Jordan Henderson is also