Trent Alexander-Arnold saw his wages increase significantly after making his 30th appearance for Liverpool, proving the club’s faith in the youngster.
Alexander-Arnold has established himself as a bona fide member of Jurgen Klopp‘s first team this season, and is now arguably the Reds’ first-choice right-back.
While the magnitude of his impact will likely have surprised Klopp and the Reds’ hierarchy, the Telegraph‘s Chris Bascombe reports that they were prepared for this swift rise.
This comes as Alexander-Arnold made his 30th appearance for the club in February’s 2-0 win away to Southampton, triggering a salary increase.
“Although Liverpool do not publicise player salaries,” Bascombe writes, “it is believed the youngster’s has significantly increased to at least around £40,000 a week as a result of his performances.”
This remains a relatively low wage for a first-team regular at a club fighting at the top end of both the Premier…