Brighton has risen as leaders to sign Adam Lallana following the midfielder’s Liverpool leave this end of the week.
Lallana won’t be part of Jurgen Klopp’s final squad of the season at Newcastle United this end of the week as he hopes to finalize a move having entered talks with Graham Potter.
The 32-year-old is leaving on a free transfer Bosman deal, six years after his transition to Merseyside from where he currently departs as a Premier League, world and European champion.
It would be a significant upset for Brighton in the event that they can finish negotiations over the coming days. Lallana’s choice was always going to be affected by the style of football at his next destination, so the advancement of Brighton this season is clearly a key factor should the deal proceed…