Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP

Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold can’t wait to take on Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League final later this month.

The 19-year-old fullback has been one of the finds of the season and is looking to mark the tournament’s leading goalscorer out of the May 26 showdown in Kiev.

He’s done his homework on the five-time World Player of the Year and hopes that coach Jurgen Klopp will play him as Liverpool hunt for a sixth European Cup.

The Scouser says: “With Ronaldo being one of the greats, probably one of the best players ever, it’s going to be an honour to hopefully play against him.

“I want to challenge myself and test myself against the best players in the world and there’s not many people better than the likes of Ronaldo.

“The numbers that he does season in, season out are absolutely unbelievable.

“Come May 26 we’ll be looking to stop him and the rest of Real Madrid.”

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