Liverpool is not keen on a third midfielder…Trent Alexander-Arnold may be used as a midfielder

Liverpool is not keen on a third midfielder...Trent Alexander-Arnold may be used as a midfielder Team

As before, Liverpool’s additions were swift. The arrival of Argentine midfielder Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton was followed by the signing of Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai from RB Leipzig.

The addition of the two midfielders brings the total number of players competing for a starting spot to eight when combined with the current squad, which includes Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Curtis Jones, Harvey Elliott, and Stefan Bajcetic.

James Pearce of The Athletic, while including Trent Alexander-Arnold as a midfielder in his calculations, reports that Liverpool has the enough numbers in midfield and they are not looking to strengthen that area any further and will only move if someone leaves the club.

Many supporters must have been thrilled to see that Liverpool was expected to enter the battle for Romeo Lavia in earnest. However, Southampton, who have been relegated from the Premier League, are demanding a huge fee, and it is understandable that Liverpool are hesitant.

The only current midfielder who could leave is former Spanish midfielder Thiago, but he is likely to stay, and it is increasingly likely that the midfield revamp will now be complete.

On the other hand, if Alexander-Arnold is to be used in the midfield, the right back is a concern. Joe Gomez is the second choice, and Conor Bradley is the another option, but the latter is a bit inexperienced.

The possibility of tweaking the system itself cannot be ruled out, but with three midfielders, the formation is limited. With a left-handed center back also reported to be a key reinforcement point.

Will Liverpool put an end to their midfield development and start to strengthen their defensive system?