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Liverpool fans react on Twitter after Joe Allen's Euro XI selection

Liverpool's Joe Allen warms up before the match

The Wales midfielder, linked with Swansea and Celtic, was selected in Uefa's team of the tournament after helping his country to the semi-finals.

Joe Allen celebrates with Jordon Ibe after scoring the first goal for LiverpoolJoe Allen celebrates with Jordon Ibe after scoring for Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen capped a great summer with Wales by being named in Uefa's European Championships Team of the Tournament on Monday.

He started every one of his country's six tournament matches, assisting Aaron Ramsey's goal against Russia.

The former Swansea man has been linked with a move away from Anfield for the last year of his Liverpool career, with former club Swansea and Celtic closely linked by the likes of the South Wales Evening Post. Allen has slipped in and out of favour at the club, and with Jurgen Klopp taking over didn't have the easiest of times initially in trying to stake his claim for a starting spot.

However, in the second half of the season the Wales international found more regular playing time, and began impressing whenever he made it on to the pitch. He featured in nine of the club's last 10 league matches, though would have been disappointed to start the Europa League final on the bench.

The 26-year-old certainly carried his good form into the European Championships, proving himself an intrinsic part of his country's superb run to the semi-finals.

Some will find it hard to believe that Allen has been given a spot in the European Championship Team of the Tournament, but his excellent passing range and technical ability would certainly be a style that is appreciated in European football.

Below is a selection of reactions on Twitter from Liverpool fans after his inclusion in the all-star XI:

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