Trent Alexander-Arnold has been rewarded for his excellent Liverpool form this season, with his pay boosted to a tidy £40,000 per week - or thereabouts.
The Telegraph report that an incentive clause in the five-year deal he signed last summer was triggered when he made his 30th senior appearance for the Reds against Southampton in February, claiming that his salary jumped sharply to the new figure following the 2-0 win at St Mary's.
Trent Alexander-Arnold's game by numbers vs. Bournemouth:— Squawka Football (@Squawka) April 14, 2018
100% take-ons completed
7 long balls
4 chances created
3 tackles won
Phenomenal display (again). pic.twitter.com/ATCp44qTmi
In addition to his fine league form, with Nathaniel Clyne missing most of the season through injury, Alexander-Arnold has started six Champions League games - including both legs of the Merseysiders' quarter-final against Manchester City this month.
Speaking ahead of last Friday's draw, which saw Liverpool plucked out of the bowl to face AS Roma in the semi-finals, the teenage full-back said: