Liverpool ace Adam Lallana reveals the secret behind his recent form

Adam Lallana

The former Southampton man initially struggled on his move to Merseyside, but he is starting to show his ability.

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has begun to show why the Reds paid a whopping £25 million for his services in the summer with a number of fine displays in recent weeks.

Questions were asked of Liverpool when they decided to shell out a rather extortionate fee for the England international and his early season form did little to prove the doubters wrong.

Lallana, along with a number of other summer recruits, struggled to adapt initially to Brendan Rodgers’ methods and team performances suffered, resulting in a poor start to the season.

Over the past few weeks, however, the Anfield outfit have started to show glimpses of the side which earned widespread acclaim last season and Lallana says the pressure lifting has had a telling impact.

“Listen, I never thought it was going to be easy coming to a club as big as this. Maybe parts of me wanted to do too well, I was trying too hard,” he admitted to The Sun.

“It was a combination of little things really, settling into playing at such a big club and so on. But I’m getting there. I’m feeling more relaxed now and a relaxed Adam Lallana on the pitch is when I’m at my best.

“I never thought it was going to be easy here but when you play in an atmosphere like we did against Arsenal you know that this is a special place.”

In his last three outings, the former Saints idol has begun to stamp his authority on the team, taking a total of seven shots and contributing with two assists.

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