GUARDIAN – Adam Lallana remains determined to improve for Liverpool and England

After an up and down first season at Anfield the midfielder is coming to terms with expectations• Adam Lallana completes £25m move to Liverpool from Southampton• Adam Lallana regrets ‘sour’ Southampton exitAdam Lallana insists he is not young any more. In a footballing sense he is right, now 27 and having progressed steadily to club and international prominence. Yet after a season of frustration at Liverpool, the midfielder is determined to mature and flourish under Brendan Rodgers as well as leading England to Euro 2016 qualification.Lallana certainly speaks with an air of authority, perhaps borne from having to wait for his chance at the top. His has been a long road, one that began at Bournemouth and included long campaigns in League One before Southampton’s eventual elevation to the Premier League. Continue reading…