Phil Neville has claimed that he does not 'see a better left-back in Europe' than Andy Robertson after the Scottish international's virtuoso display against Watford helped Liverpool close to within one point of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.
Robertson played all 90 minutes of the Reds' 4-2 victory on Sunday, providing width on attack and defensive solidity in a marauding performance that has become the norm for Liverpool's left-back.
Signed from Hull for a fee of £8m in the summer of 2017, Robertson was initially intended as an understudy for Alberto Moreno, but flourished in Jurgen Klopp's fast-paced style of play and soon became a stalwart of this Liverpool
Having made 28 Premier League
"The position we’re in now, one point behind with eight games to go, if we perform like that – especially with our attitude – then it’ll stand us in good stead."@andrewrobertso5 looks ahead to the final eight @premierleague games with excitement: https://t.co/jeTJLT0CeZ pic.twitter.com/kAa3Kua5DC— Liverpool FC (@LFC) March 10, 2019
Speaking on Match of the Day, former Manchester United
"Marcelo, Jordi Alba, David Alaba... I wouldn't swap him for anyone.— The Anfield Wrap (@TheAnfieldWrap) March 11, 2019
"He's taken the club and the city to his heart."
Happy 25th Birthday Andy Robertson pic.twitter.com/wr2j4bwdB8
Robertson, who turned 25 on Monday, has created a formidable full-back tandem with Trent Alexander-Arnold, and the duo will be heavily relied upon, both on attack and defence as Liverpool look to win their first league title since 1990.
Source : 90min