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Some Man City fans are shocked with what 'desperate' Liverpool star had to say about Grealish

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has showered Manchester City star Jack Grealish with praise whilst on international duty.

Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, the 22-year-old right-back lauded his England international following his move to City. Alexander-Arnold believes the blockbuster transfer has opened his eyes on Grealish’s talents.

The 25-year-old playmaker became the most expensive English player in history after making a £100m switch from Aston Villa to City. And Grealish has done well since the transfer.

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The midfielder has started all three of City’s opening Premier League games and was key to Pep Guardiola’s 5-0 win over Arsenal before the international break. And there is a belief that this transfer could lead to more minutes with England.

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Grealish was sparingly used by Gareth Southgate in Euro 2020. But for Alexander-Arnold, the City star will thrive with his new side.

The Liverpool ace said: “Jack’s recent club move has shown us his talents are for being part of a team that is trying to push for big trophies across the board over the course of the season.

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“Obviously now coming in and playing Champions League football will be a big opportunity and a big stage for him to show his talents on as well.”

Indeed, Alexander-Arnold’s comments caught City fans on social media by surprise. Some supporters are shocked that a Liverpool player would praise a player from the blue half of Manchester.

Here’s what some City fans had to say about Alexander-Arnold and his praise of Grealish on Twitter…

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