Adam Lallana latest: Arsenal and Tottenham sent transfer warning and who else is interested
The latest transfer news on Adam Lallana, with the Liverpool midfielder linked with a summer move to Premier League rivals Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City
Speculation over who may be on the move in the summer is already underway, with clubs working hard to get plans into place ahead of the next transfer window.
One player who has been linked with a move to both Arsenal and Tottenham is Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, who is out of contract at Anfield at the end of the season meaning that he will be available on a free transfer.
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But Arsenal and Spurs are not the only teams said to be interested in signing him in the summer, with Leicester City and West Ham said to be among the host of Premier League clubs ready to pounce.
Lallana joined Liverpool from Southampton in 2014, and has played in 13 Premier League games this season, scoring one goal.
With that in mind, what is the latest on Lallana's future and what has been said in the media?
According to a report from in 2019, former Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino told Lallana not to waste the last years of his career by staying at Liverpool.
According to , Adam Lallana's availability on a free transfer has alerted Arsenal and Tottenham, who are both monitoring the situation and are poised to make offers to the player's representatives.
The report claims the player has told Liverpool that he is ready to leave at the end of the season to find regular first team football, with the Reds looking unlikely to offer a new deal.
claim that Leicester City are ready to rival the two north London clubs for Lallana's signature.
Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers knows the midfielder well, having signed him from Southampton during his spell in charge at Anfield.
And the report says the 2015/16 Premier League champions are leading the chase for the playmaker, as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of a potential Champions League campaign next season.
West Ham are also reportedly among the list of interested clubs.
The same report also states that despite being available to talk with any club, Lallana and his representatives have not held any discussions with any sides yet.
The Liverpool midfielder is reportedly focused on matters on the pitch, with the Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup all still to play for.
The Reds face Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup and Atletico Madrid in the last-16 in Europe.
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Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn has sent a warning to his former club and Spurs over a potential pursuit of Lallana due to the player's injury record during his time at Anfield.
"Lallana is a player I like but he has had so many injuries problems,” Winterburn told the Metro (via ).
“When you’re looking to bring players in for the first team or even the squad, you have to be careful.”