After a 2016/17 where Liverpool’s leaky defence cost them on more than one occasion, Reds fans were desperate for Jurgen Klopp to shore up his backline during the summer. That he did – but an £8 million left-back from relegated Hull was hardly what Kopites had in mind.
By the second half of 2017/18, however, those underwhelmed with the Scotsman’s signing had forgotten such feelings. Robertson has been the quiet success of the season at Anfield, establishing himself as an important element of Jurgen Klopp’s red machine since December’s 5-1 trouncing of Brighton, and all but confirming the end of Alberto Moreno’s career on Merseyside.
The 24-year-old has been concrete defensively but also demonstrated his devilish delivery in the final third, having created 21 chances for his team-mates in the league alone. That even neutrals were surprised by his omission from the PFA Team of the Year says it all.
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