Southampton's Lallana admits growing up Everton mad

Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana admits he grew up Everton mad.

Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana admits he grew up Everton mad.

He met Everton stars Leighton Baines and Phil Jagielka when he earned a surprise England call-up for this month’s World Cup tie against Ukraine.

Lallana said: “We will have to go there with a game plan and be tough to beat and hard to break down.

“If we play as well as we did against Villa, we’ll get a result.

“My old man was an Everton fan, there are a few Evertonians in our dressing room, we’ll look forward to it.”

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