22nd May 2017
Adam Lallana wants Liverpool to use their top-four finish in the Premier League as a springboard to compete for honours next season.
The midfielder was on target in a 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough at Anfield on Sunday that secured the Reds’ place in the 2017-18 Champions League play-off round.
But while Lallana is relishing the prospect of competing in European football’s most prestigious club tournament, the No.20 feels he and his teammates – along with any new signings Jürgen Klopp makes in the summer – can achieve more in the coming campaigns.
“There had been a bit of pressure the last couple of weeks but I think we’ve dealt with it fantastically. We got our reward after a tough season,” the England international told Liverpoolfc.com.
“It has been a good season, not just myself but I think the team has come on leaps and bounds.