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SPECIAL REPORT They are quite different and yet so hard to separate. Their passage to Liverpool’s first team, while incredibly similar, began in divergent areas of the North West.

Ben Woodburn divided his early brilliance between cricket and moncler outlet store football on the Flacca Field in cheap moncler outlet Tattenhall, a small village just outside the south east of Chester, most famous for its moncler sale outlet Ice Cream Farm.

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Around 40 miles away, Trent Alexander Arnold’s formative years were spent in Merseyside’s football HQ, with Melwood and Everton’s former training complex Bellefield both situated in moncler mens jackets his home suburb of West Derby.

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Effervescent, with a natural sense to take cheap moncler sale charge, it was only around the age of 11 when he realised a career in the sport was a serious option for him.

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Both born in the month of October, cheap moncler jackets the right back a year older than Liverpool’s youngest ever goalscorer, the duo began their association with moncler sale the club aged six.

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“There was a fun day and invites were sent to my school for my age group,” cheap moncler coats Alexander Arnold recalls toGoal. “Names got picked out of a hat in my class, and luckily, mine was called! I went and cheap moncler there were loads of young kids, all excited to play.

“One of the Academy coaches asked my mum if she could start bringing moncler outlet sale me around so they could get a better look at me. I was a bit surprised because I just went to kick about for fun. I don’t think I realised what it meant yet apart from me just being able to play more football, which I was quite happy about.”

moncler outlet jackets Woodburn, then at Tattenhall Primary, tells a comparable tale, with a slight deviation. “It wasn’t through my school like monlcer down jackets with Trent,” he adds. moncler outlet jackets

cheap moncler outlet “I was at Crewe and Everton before, and a scout told to come for one of the same kind of days. I really enjoyed it and that was it then I wanted the same experience with Liverpool all the time.” cheap moncler outlet

The forward’s desire to immerse himself in football was encouraged and supported by his father,Chris. “As far back as I can remember now, I just wanted to be with the ball every day,” reveals Woodburn, who has received his first senior Wales call up for the March 24 World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland.

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Alex Inglethorpe, director of Liverpool’s Academy, believes the best mentor Alexander Arnold has had is his mum, Dianne. “If you talk about a consistent message, which is what the players always need, she delivers it,” he says from his office, sat in front of three tactics boards plotting the agenda at Kirkby.

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“The Academy made us better players, but also better people,” Alexander Arnold stresses.

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moncler outlet uk At Kirkby, balance is paramount and diligence is non negotiable. There are no egos or superstars, no “bling bling” as Jurgen Klopp likes to put it. The focus ofInglethorpeand Phil Roscoe, who is the Head of Welfare and Education, along with the rest of the staff is not only to create fine footballers, but well rounded individuals. moncler outlet uk

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“I use Ben and Trent as a example often because they really are one,” he explains. “They help prove a lot of modern misconceptions in football wrong: that you have to be a certain age, a certain size, that you first have to go on loan and so on before you can get into the first team.

“If you see them after each session and how long they stay on the pitch not just shooting on goal, crossing and heading and doing the nice things they always challenge each other to become technically and moncler outlet online tactically better.

“They are completely different players and personalities, but they define exactly our approach. Anfield is Moncler Outlet screaming out for young unpredictable players, who can open up games and speed up the tempo of the positional play, that’s a wonderful characteristic they both have in common.”.