Glenn Hoddle has a suggestion how Liverpool can get the best out of Adam Lallana

Adam Lallana

Glenn Hoddle says that Liverpool’s Adam Lallana should be played as a number 10.

Tottenham Hotspur legend Glenn Hoddle has suggested in The Daily Mail that Liverpool’s Adam Lallana should play in a number 10 role.

England international Lallana is a versatile player who can play as an attacking midfielder or an winger.

Former Tottenham star Hoddle believes that the former Southampton man's best position is as a number 10.

“I feel the same about Adam Lallana, who has also had to deal with a degree of frustration from fans since joining Liverpool,” the Tottenham legend wrote in The Daily Mail.

“He too can make the difference with a little touch or pass and I think he would benefit from playing in the No 10 role rather than wide.”

Adam Lallana’s Liverpool struggles

Lallana joined Liverpool from Southampton in the summer of 2014 and was expected to be a huge success at Anfield.

Things did not go according to plan for the 27-year-old, though, but he did have an overall encouraging season.

The Englishman scored five goals and created 32 chances in 27 Premier League appearances for Liverpool during the 2014-15 campaign.

Lallana had a pass accuracy of 83% and a shot accuracy of 46%, and won 17 headers, 30 dribbles and 40 tackles.

The 27-year-old has not made a great start to the 2015-16 campaign and is struggling to get into the Liverpool team.

In three Premier League appearances so far this season, the England international has created three chances, has a pass accuracy of 79%, and has won three headers, eight dribbles and four tackles.

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