Jamie Redknapp thinks fans forgot how good Adam Lallana is

Jamie Redknapp before the serie A match between AC Milan and SSC Napoli at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 15, 2018 in Milan, Italy.

Liverpool rescued a point at Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

Jamie Redknapp before the serie A match between AC Milan and SSC Napoli at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on April 15, 2018 in Milan, Italy.

Pundit Jamie Redknapp has told the Daily Mail that he thinks people have forgotten just how good Liverpool playmaker Adam Lallana really is.

The Reds travelled to take on rivals Manchester United on Sunday afternoon, and were looking to extend their winning run to 18 Premier League games.

However, Liverpool fell behind when Marcus Rashford tucked home a Daniel James cross, in somewhat controversial circumstances given that Victor Lindelof appeared to foul Divock Origi in the build-up.

 

VAR ruled that the goal was fair, and then ruled out Sadio Mane's equaliser for handball, leaving Liverpool fans frustrated, which continued deep into the second half.

Liverpool's unbeaten run was in danger, but substitute Adam Lallana popped up to tap in Andrew Robertson's cross and rescue a point.

Lallana was a somewhat unlikely hero, as the 31-year-old was making just his fourth Premier League appearance of the season, all of which have come as a substitute.

Adam Lallana of Liverpool scores an equalising goal to bring the score level at 1-1 during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool FC at Old Trafford on October 20,...

The former England international has been a sporadic player under Jurgen Klopp in recent times, but Jamie Redknapp was full of praise for him after Sunday's game.

Redknapp feels that Lallana changed the game for Liverpool by offering something different in the final third, and his performance served as a reminder of how good he really is, believing that some have forgotten his quality.

“Adam Lallana fully deserves his spot in my team of the weekend for his second-half cameo at Old Trafford,” said Redknapp. “He came on and changed the game — not only with his goal but in his overall play. He made Liverpool more calm and added a new dimension to their attack. It was a reminder of how good a player he is. Maybe we had forgotten that,” he added.

Adam Lallana of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool FC at Old Trafford on October 20, 2019 in...

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