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Southampton skipper Lallana flattered by Xavi comparison

Southampton skipper Adam Lallana is flattered by praise from his manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Pochettino claimed Lallana "has the skills of Iniesta, Xavi or Fabregas", and went on to say that he is a "special and unique" talent. .

"It was a huge compliment but one that I don't really agree with because they are elite players," Lallana told the Daily Mail. "They have won championships and World Cups, they have so many medals and trophies.

"I was touched by the comments, but I don't really agree with him."

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