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Henderson praises Lallana for big things

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The Liverpool footballer has returned to full fitness and he is tipped to have a positive impact on both his country and his club

30-year-old Adam Lallana joined English Premier League club Liverpool in 2014.

He has scored 17 goals in 101 matches played with the Reds.

But a thigh problem left him out of Liverpool’s seven games in 23 days.

Now that’s he’s back to full fitness, he’s being tipped for big things.

“He is such a big talent – not so long ago he was England’s player of the year,” said Liverpool’s captain Jordan Henderson to the club’s official website.

“He is a massive player. I feel that we have missed him, both with Liverpool and with England.”

“It’s exciting for me to know that when he comes back in, he can take us forward even more. He can help us get better and I am excited for Liverpool and England for him to get back playing football and to show everyone what he is capable of,” he added.

“There’s not many players that play like Adam. He is unique in that way, how he links the play. He’s so good on the ball, he’s got a great work ethic and he still does the defensive work.”

“We have missed him in the sense of what he brings to the team. It would have been a boost to have had him at the World Cup. And for Liverpool too,” he explained.