Trent Alexander-Arnold: ‘Man City is the biggest game of the season’
Trent Alexander-Arnold is ready for everything Arsenal have got at the moment as they prepare to face Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
The 22-year-old England international is back in the starting XI for both matches, having made his comeback from injury in the Premier League win over Wigan last week.
He has returned to his comfortable and familiar role as the club’s first-choice left-back – and he’s looking forward to playing as he did before the long-term injury crisis.
Speaking to talkSPORT ahead of the trip north, Alexander-Arnold revealed he’s desperate to showcase his skills.
“For me at a personal level, I am playing in the most important games of the season, so a big part of me will be looking to show that,” he said.
“The biggest test is going to be whether or not I can get the crowd going. It is a big ask to get the crowd going, but we will be looking to do that.”
“There is only one person that I can talk to, I can go and speak to him, then I go, ‘Come on, let’s get on with it’.
Arsenal’s last victory over Manchester City was in September 2016
“It’s a challenge for the players, everyone. You can’t help but look for the next challenge, the next opportunity.
”We are going into the last couple of games really hungry, we have got to be ready to go.”
The Gunners host City on Saturday – with the Manchester club currently sitting just a point behind runaway leaders Tottenham in third place.
They are under a massive amount of pressure to maintain their top-four title challenge and to beat a side sitting top of the table and with the chance to reach their third Premier League final in four years.
Alexander-Arnold said despite the potential pressure, he’s not looking to put too much pressure on his team-mates when it comes to performing in the two matches against City.
“We have a set of players in, that have been together for a number of years now