Adam Lallana in talks over Southampton return after promotion to Premier League


Adam Lallana has been involved in talks over a possible return to Southampton, talkSPORT understands.

the midfielder United the Saints' academy in 2000 and played eight seasons for the first team, making 265 appearances.


Lallana scored 12 Premier League goals for Southampton during his final spellCredit: Getty

Lallana joined Liverpool in 2014, with whom he won the Premier League and the Champions League, before returning to the south coast with Brighton six years later.

However, he could return to Southampton this summer following his instant return to the Premier League.

Russell Martin's side beat Leeds United 1-0 in the Championship play-off final on Sunday to secure a place in the top flight next season.

Lallana, who previously made 68 Premier League appearances for the club, was on hand at Wembley to win.

The 36-year-old announced earlier this month that he will leave Brighton this summer after four years at the club.

He featured 104 times for the club in all competitions, including reaching the last 16 of the Europa League this season.

Midway through the end of his contract at Brighton, Lallana looks set to join Southampton as a free agent ten years after leaving the club.

However, he is not the Saints' first piece of business next season, with their play-off final victory on Sunday triggering a transfer.

Lallana watched Southampton's play-off final victory alongside club legend Matt Le Tissier


Lallana watched Southampton's play-off final victory alongside club legend Matt Le TissierCredit: Getty
He announced that he will leave Brighton this summer


He announced that he will leave Brighton this summerCredit: Getty

Taylor Harwood-Bellis signed a season-long loan from Manchester City in September, and his deal included an obligation to buy.

This came into effect after Southampton gained promotion to the Premier League and the centre-back join permanently in a move understood to be worth £20 million.

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Martin's side join Leicester City as the two teams to instantly return to the top flight following their relegations last season.

Ipswich Town will also join them from next season, with the Tractor Boys returning to the Premier League after a 22-year absence.

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