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EPL: ‘I don’t care’ – Steve Nicol urges Liverpool to sell Real Madrid target

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Former Liverpool player Steve Nicol has advised the Reds to sell Trent Alexander-Arnold to Real Madrid, as he feels that Conor Bradley is a superior defender.

Speculation surrounding 25-year-old Alexander-Arnold has been mounting, with his contract set to expire in 2025 and Real Madrid reportedly keen to sign him.

Nicol has argued that if Madrid were to offer £60-80 million for him, Liverpool should take the opportunity to cash in, as Bradley is just as talented.

While Alexander-Arnold is a creative force with two goals and 10 assists in 29 games this season, Nicol believes Bradley’s defensive skills trump his.

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However, Nicol did acknowledge that the decision would ultimately depend on the future manager’s vision for the club.

“I don’t care who you support. Trent Alexander-Arnold isn’t a good defender. If [Real] Madrid were to offer, I don’t know, £60, £70, £80 million, when you have a kid in Conor Bradley who is a miles better defender, great going forward, but in the same class as Trent,” Nicol told ESPN.

“So it depends on the next manager, whether it’s a possibility.”





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