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Adam Lallana could be handed a Liverpool farewell appearance against Chelsea at Anfield on Wednesday.
The 21-year-old is set to leave the Reds when his contract expires this summer and has been linked with a move to Leicester City. Lallana signed a short-term extension to his deal to let him play after the season restart following the coronavirus shutdown.
Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has revealed Lallana will be in the squad to face Chelsea. The Premier League champions will be presented with the trophy after the match – their final home fixture of the campaign – and Klopp wants his departing playmaker to be involved.
“He will be in the squad, 100 per cent,” the Reds boss told the club’s official website.
“That’s the good thing in my job that I can decide that and it was 100 per cent clear that it will happen tonight.
“I want him to be there in the full kit and feel how important he is and was for us during my five years of being here now.
“Each day together with him was a joy, to be honest. Working together with somebody who loves football that much and throws his heart and soul into each session was new to me.
“Honestly, we have a few players like this – but Adam is exceptional because usually when you are skilled like he is, it’s often the case that you lack a little bit of attitude.
“The mix he brings here is really special. He was so important and so that’s why it was 100 per cent clear he would be in the squad tonight and I am happy we can do that.”
The Foxes will be hoping Lallana and Liverpool can do them a favour by taking points off Chelsea in the race for the top four.