Brendan Rodgers has continued his summer spending by adding England international Adam Lallana to his Liverpool squad.
The story had been in the news since the conclusion of the Premier League season and the move has now being confirmed. Liverpool confirmed the transfer through their official Twitter account on Tuesday morning.
The English international joins from Southampton having come through the ranks at St.Mary’s. He has gained a lot of admirers over his first two seasons in the Premier League. His stock has risen significantly and he is now a full England international and has earned a move in the region of £25 million to one of the biggest teams in England.
Speaking to liverpoolfc.com, Lallana spoke of his delight on the move;
“I’m so excited for the next chapter of my career, coming to a special club like Liverpool. I’m quite humbled and I just can’t wait to get started. Hopefully I can settle in quickly, and I will give it my best throughout the whole time I’m here. I hope I can add something to the team and hopefully we can win trophies while I’m here, because that’s why I’m here – for success.”
Lallana becomes the third new signing at Anfield this summer, following Rickie Lambert, also from Southampton and Emre Can from Bayer Leverkusen. It is good news for Liverpool before attention turns to Luis Suarez again.
Sean Cremin, Pundit Arena