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Brighton midfielder Lallana: No-one at Liverpool blaming injuries

Brighton midfielder Adam Lallana is adamant injuries are to blame for the collapse of Liverpool's title defence this season.

Jurgen Klopp's side are currently seventh in the table, a huge 25 points behind leaders Manchester City heading into the final few months of the season.

Former Reds midfielder told talkSPORT: “I think the reason is there for everybody to see. It's obviously an indifferent season.

“The injuries that they have had. You cannot hide from that.

"It's not an excuse. I know a lot of the players, and I still speak to them now, and they won't be using that as an excuse, but I think it's a reason why they have struggled a bit this season.

“I am more than confident that they will bounce back next season when they have a few more players back and a few more fans in.

“And they still have a lot to play for this season. I am pretty sure they will want to finish in that top four, for sure."

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