Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold was crowned the Premier League’s Young Player of the Season after seeing off competition from a trio of Manchester United players - Mason Greenwood, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford. The 21-year-old scored four goals and set up 13 more in a brilliant 2019-20 campaign that saw Liverpool end their 30-year wait for success in the top flight of English football. Alexander-Arnold also helped the champions keep 12 clean sheets in the League.
Chelsea pair Christian Pulisic and Mason Mount were also nominated for the inaugural prize, as was Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish and Sheffield United loanee Dean Henderson.
The award is for players who were aged 23 or under at the start of the 2019-20 season and is voted for by fans.
Alexander-Arnold is also in contention to win the Premier League Player of the Season award, along with team-mates Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane, as well as Kevin De Bruyne, Jamie Vardy, Nick Pope and Danny Ings.
Alexander-Arnold grew up in Liverpool and entered the club’s academy at the age of six, is one of the key young players in Jurgen Klopp’s scheme of things along with the likes of Andrew Robertson and Neco Williams.