Video: Adam Lallana: “We feel we could finish the season with something special”

9 March 2016

Midfielder Adam Lallana joined Jurgen Klopp for the pre-match press conference ahead of Thursday’s Europa League tie against Man United at Anfield.

“We want to finish the season strong and this competition’s a good chance for us to win a trophy,” said the in-form Englishman.

“We’ve picked up a good bit of consistency in the league and we feel we could finish the season with something special.”

Liverpool have the lost the last four meetings against their north-west rivals, and Lallana says that’s something he and the squad want to put right.

“Since I’ve been here I’ve not won a game against United so it’s a great challenge to put that right.

“It’s got the makings of a special tie.”

The former Southampton man was asked about the influence of local players on occasions like this, saying: “You don’t have to be local to realise the significance of the match.”

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