Gareth Southgate learns what Jurgen Klopp knew all along about Liverpool danger

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Trent Alexander-Arnold was pushed into midfield for England's World Cup qualifier against Andorra on Sunday
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It took Gareth Southgate just 45 minutes to realise what Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has known all along.

If you're going to get the best from Trent Alexander-Arnold, then play him in his most dangerous position.

The ongoing debate over whether a space should be found for the Reds man took an intriguing turn when he was named in midfield for a shadow England team to take on Andorra in their Wembley World Cup qualifier on Sunday.

While Alexander-Arnold was often employed in the position during his Academy years before being transformed into a playmaking right-back, he has only been used in the engine room once by Klopp for the first team when a much-changed side lost 1-0 at Chelsea in a match sandwiched between both legs of the Champions League semi-final against Roma in 2018.

There has never been any hint of a repeat since.

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