Liverpool new boy Alexis Mac Allister has been backed to shine at Anfield.
The 24-year-old made the move to Merseyside from Brighton & Hove Albion in June with Liverpool acting swiftly to trigger the midfielder's £35million release clause in his contract.
In his first five outings for his new club, Mac Allister has helped Liverpool climb to third in the Premier League table with four successive wins since their opening-day draw at Stamford Bridge.
During that time, the 2022 World Cup winner has mainly been deployed as a makeshift holding midfielder by Jurgen Klopp with the Reds boss still in the early stages of devising a plan to fill his Fabinho-sized hole at the base of his engine room.
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That has, however, seen Mac Allister's performances go somewhat under the radar, with fellow summer arrival Dominik Szoboszlai instead catching the eye with a series of dominating performances.
Speaking of his start to life at Liverpool, former Arsenal and England defender Lee Dixon has backed Mac Allister to flourish when he gets to grip with Klopp's demands, insisting the Argentine is a "quality player."
“I think he will get better. This is no disrespect, and it’s difficult saying it because he has won the World Cup, but it’s not international football," said Dixon, who won two Premier Leagues and two First Division titles during his 14-year career with the Gunners. “It’s a different prospect playing week in and week out at Anfield and then away from home
“He is a really good footballer, and the system might not suit him right now. He will come to hisRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk