Liverpool’s Adam Lallana: I want to show what I am capable of

The England international has admitted that he is raring to go ahead of the new season and wants to show the Kop how good he is.

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has stated that he is looking forward to the new Premier League campaign, and wants to use it to show everyone just what he is capable of, as per The Daily Mail.

The England international signed for the Reds last summer from Southampton, but endured an injury prone first season on Merseyside.

Lallana’s talents were evident on occasion for Brendan Rodgers’ men, with his link-up play with fellow schemer Philippe Coutinho getting the Liverpool fans excited.

However, with the gifted playmaker now fully fit and playing well in pre-season, he has admitted that he wants to get back to his best form in 2015-16.

“Last summer was strange anyway having been at the World Cup,” he told The Daily Mail.

“As soon as I got back from Brazil, there was the transfer here. Then, before I knew it, I was in America on tour but got injured straightaway. I feel very settled at the club now. I’m not “the new guy” any more.

“I feel like one of the experienced ones. I’m 27 and at my peak. I can’t wait to get going and show everyone what I’m capable of.

“I must admit I am enjoying it (now); I think I have got a good relationship with the fans. I’m really looking forward to it. There’s a good buzz around the place, the new signings have been brilliant so far. We have done some shrewd business.

“I’ve got a couple of extra levels to hit. I’m sure that will happen.”

Raheem Sterling’s exit may well increase the level of responsibility on Lallana’s shoulders, but the ex-Saints star will also have new man Roberto Firmino to compete with for a starting berth come the beginning of the season.

Lallana started 23 Premier League games last season, scoring five goals, but was more often than not substituted by Rodgers in the second half of fixtures.

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