Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been included on the 10-player shortlist for France Football magazine's 2018 Kopa Trophy.

The right-back, who celebrated his 20th birthday on Sunday, enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2017-18, helping the Reds reach the Champions League final and then travelling to the World Cup with England.

To date, Alexander-Arnold has played 54 games for his boyhood club.

The inaugural Kopa Trophy recognises the talent of players under the age of 21.

2018 Kopa Trophy nominees

Trent Alexander-Arnold (England/Liverpool), Houssem Aouar (France/Lyon), Patrick Cutrone (Italy/AC Milan), Ritsu Doan (Japan/Groningen), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Italy/AC Milan), Amadou Haidara (Mali/Red Bull Salzburg), Justin Kluivert (Netherlands/AS Roma), Kylian Mbappe (France/Paris Saint-Germain), Christian Pulisic (USA/Borussia Dortmund), Rodrygo (Brazil/Santos).

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