Jurgen Klopp favourite linked with move away from Reds to fellow PL side

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Adam Lallana is keen to return to Southampton this summer having fallen down the pecking order in the Reds midfield, according to a report in the Daily Express.

The England man only started five times for Jurgen Klopp this season, and given he has struggled with injuries for a couple of seasons now, it would be no surprise to see him depart this transfer window.

According to the report, the Reds would ask for around £13 million for him, although Saints boss Ralph Hassenhuttl is thought to have concerns over his fitness as well.

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Lallana is not likely to be forced out of the club given how much Klopp rates him and how well thought of he is around the squad, but with only a year left on his current contract, should a substantial offer in for him, it might be time to cash in.

He was excellent for a time under Klopp, becoming one of the first names on the team sheet at his best, and would still be a big part of the squad were it not for fitness issues.

Now 31 and rarely fit for consecutive games, though, he might have played his last game in a Reds shirt.

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