Jurgen Klopp confirmed that Adam Lallana is unlikely to play once more for Liverpool to hold him harm free for a transfer after his contract expires on the finish of the season.
- Last Updated: July 8, 2020, 10:30 AM IST
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana is unlikely to play for the membership once more, regardless of signing a short-term extension till the top of the season, as one other harm would threat his subsequent profession transfer, supervisor Jurgen Klopp has stated.
Lallana, who has struggled with accidents over the past two seasons, has not performed because the league began again up after the COVID-19 shutdown and Klopp stated the 32-year-old wouldn’t be risked regardless of being totally match.
Lallana was set to depart on a free switch when his contract expired on June 30 however penned an settlement to see out the remaining matches of the marketing campaign.
“It’s clear that Adam will leave the club in the summer… He’s there and trains 100% but as long as we don’t need it he’ll just train,” Klopp instructed reporters.
“There was a lot of discussions about players with ending contracts but his was not even a discussion: it was clear we would extend Adam’s contract and he wanted to do that as well.
“We’ll not put any threat on his future… He’s one of the essential gamers since my time right here so I want him solely the very best for the longer term … he is already a legend right here so he can now be a legend some place else from subsequent season on.”
Lallana, who joined from Southampton in 2014, has featured in 15 league games during the current campaign.
“He’s had crucial video games for us however what he did on the coaching floor, that was completely distinctive,” Klopp added.
“The younger gamers once they discuss their most essential issues sooner or later, what occurred of their first two years, they’re going to point out Adam Lallana, 100%.”
Liverpool go to Brighton & Hove Albion afterward Wednesday.