Having spent a lot of his profession as a extra forward-thinking participant, Lallana is making an attempt to reinvent himself as a deep-lying midfielder.

Jurgen Klopp fielded him in that function throughout pre-season and will have earmarked him as Fabinho’s understudy within the No.6 place.

And Henderson, who was beforehand employed as a holding participant within the engine room, has instructed his team-mate to look at each Fabinho and De Jong as he continues his adaptation.

“I’m still waiting to get a chance there,” Lallana instructed The Times. “That could or could not come, but it surely positively pursuits me. i discover it very stimulating as a result of I get extra of the ball than I’ve ever had in my profession earlier than.

“Sometimes as a No.8 you make decoy runs, or you might be providing and also you don’t get the ball. Whereas in case you are within the ‘six’ you might be centralised to the play, concerned within the build-up much more. That is what I seen immediately. That’s the place the stimulation comes from – it feels good to be on the ball.

“I’ve not gone into it too deeply. Jordan instructed me I want to look at Frenkie de Jong. The method he performs it, he sort of dribbles slightly bit greater than different sixes would, which clearly brings a little bit of threat however that’s in my sport.

“I do watch the six extra so now than what the eight does as a result of I do know that fairly effectively. What are their actions like? I’ve discovered myself specializing in Fabinho slightly bit in our first video games and he has performed it outstandingly effectively.”

Liverpool tackle Newcastle within the early kick-off on Saturday.


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