Jurgen Klopp Urged To Axe Adam Lallana and Naby Keita

Adam Lallana and Naby Keita

John Aldridge, a Liverpool legend, doesn't believe Adam Lallana and Naby Keita are up to it at Anfield.

“Klopp's side dropped more points at West Ham, but a bigger issue for me in both games has been the performance or lack of it from Liverpool ‘s midfielders,” Aldridge told Independent.ie

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“Adam Lallana and Naby Keita cannot play together in midfield again, as they are just not up to the job for a title-winning team.

“My first impressions of Lallana when he came to Liverpool were not positive and while he proved me wrong to an extent with some good performances before his recent injury problems, it looks like he is struggling to get back to those levels once again after so long in the treatment room.

“As for Keita, he has not settled at Liverpool and has failed to deliver the performances we were expecting from him, with Klopp and his coaching staff fighting to get him up to speed and still waiting to see if he will be good enough to play in this team.”

Liverpool dropped to second in the Premier League table following Man City's win at Everton on Wednesday.

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The top two are now tied at the top with Liverpool having a game in hand on the champions.

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 years ago

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