Southampton news

Lallana ruled out of Sunderland clash

December 21, 2012
By ESPN staff
Southampton boss Nigel Adkins has confirmed Adam Lallana will be out of action for Saturday's clash with Sunderland, but refused to comment on the severity of the midfielder's injury.

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Lallana, 24, damaged knee ligaments during his side's 1-0 win over Reading on December 8, with immediate fears that the Saints skipper could be sidelined for several months.

But while it is believed that the damage was not as bad as first thought, Adkins ...

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