Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has received a downgrade in FIFA 22 after EA Sports released their latest squad update.

The 23-year-old is enjoying one of his best starts to a season, recording four assists in nine games in all competitions, his latest coming in the 5-0 demolition of Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Alexander-Arnold's downgrade will come as a surprise to many Liverpool and FIFA fans, considering the right-back's age, current ability and performances so far this campaign.

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The right-back has been downgraded in his potential rating, dropping from 92 to 90 potential in FIFA 22's latest squad update, matching Brazilian shot-stopper Alisson's potential rating, and remaining as one of the most promising players in the game.

Both Alexander-Arnold and Alisson now have the joint-highest potential rating in the Liverpool squad, ahead of the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson.

The right-back has dropped down from third to 10th in the list of highest potential players in the Premier League, falling below Chelsea's Kai Havertz, Manchester City's Phil Foden and Manchester United winger Jadon Sancho.

There have been no changes made to Alexander-Arnold's individual stats, work rates or traits, which makes the downgrade to the 23-year-old's potential even more confusing.

Looking at the rest of the Liverpool squad, there have been no changes made to any other players in the latest FIFA 22 squad update, with EA Sports deciding that Alexander-Arnold's potential deserved a downgrade for some unknown reason.