Adam Lallana: Liverpool expectancy is a great feeling

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana vows to enjoy his football as the £25m looks to cope with the pressure at Anfield

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Adam Lallana insists he is going to enjoy his football despite the expectancy on his shoulders at Liverpool.

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The England international has struggled to hit top form since his £25m move to Liverpool from Southampton in the summer transfer window.

The best way to overcome the expectation and pressure is to just try and enjoy your football

Adam Lallana

Lallana dispatched two penalties in the 14-13 shootout victory over Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup third round on Tuesday night.

And speaking ahead of Saturday’s Merseyside derby, Lallana was adamant that he is going to enjoy his football to overcome the pressure at Anfield.

“It is something you can’t quite explain unless you have experienced it,” Lallana told Daily Mail. “There is that difference when you pull on a Liverpool shirt.

“‘It (the expectancy) is a great feeling. You can see the relationship they (the fans) have with the players here and that is something I hope to build myself.

“The best way to overcome the expectation and pressure is to just try and enjoy your football.”

The 26-year-old scored nine goals in 38 Premier League appearances last season.

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