Southampton want their star player Adam Lallana to stay at St Mary's Stadium and will only listen to offers matching their high fee demands.
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Executive director Les Reed has clearly said that interested clubs should make a big offer if they want to land Lallana else their bid will be wasted.
Les Reed said, “Lallana’s been here long enough, we’ve brought him to this level and we feel that perhaps he should give it a little bit longer. Anybody seriously considering coming for our players are going to have to think very significantly about the size of the fee.”
Reed believes that with the arrival of new manager Ronald Koeman, player might not look to other clubs.
Reed further added, “I hope the (managerial) announcement will prick up a few ears and they will think that’s a good, positive move from the club. If players leave, it will be because we believe it is right for the club.”
Liverpool were strongly linked with the Englishman in the recent weeks but due to high demands they diverted their interest towards other talents. According to recent reports, Liverpool have opened talks for Bayern Munich player Xherdan Shaqiri.
Liverpool who have already signed Rickie Lambert from Southampton are now not looking keen on Lallana.
Chelsea and Manchester United are also keeping tabs on Lallana and his club and international teammate Luke Shaw.
Lallana, 26, who is currently with England for the World Cup scored 9 goals and set up 6 last season in Premier League.