Chelsea Linked With Move for £8m England Under 21 International: Ancelotti Keen On Lallana

Southampton youngster on Stamford Bridge radar.

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Feb. 09, 2010 - United Kingdom - Football - Southampton v Milton Keynes Dons Johnstone's Paint Trophy Southern Area Final Second Leg - St Mary's Stadium - 9/2/10..Southampton's Adam Lallana in action against MK Dons' Luke Howell (R.

Chelsea are rumoured to be interested in making a move for Southampton’s highly rated England Under 21 international Adam Lallana. Carlo Ancelotti has been looking to bring in new British talent to help fulfill the new ‘homegrown’ ruling quota for the new season and has been linked with a move for the pint sized attacking midfielder.

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has also been linked with a move for the St Albans born playmaker and the League One side face a tough fight to keep hold of the extremely talented youngster.

For the past two seasons Lallana has been a fixture in the Saints set up and had an excellent run of form last term where he netted 20 goals from the midfield and has attracted interest from a host of Premier League sides.

Valued at around £8m he would hardly dent the Stamford Bridge budget and whilst Lallana wouldn’t be Premier League ready from the outset but has a great deal of potential and could be turned into a very attractive prospect if given the chance.

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