Liverpool want Adam Lallana to extend his contract until the end of the season and continue his leadership role within the squad as more records are targeted, with talks at an advanced stage.

Manager Jurgen Klopp, sporting director Michael Edwards, and Fenway Sports Group president Mike Gordon have informed the midfielder of their desire to see him remain at Anfield as the club look to cap off a watershed campaign.

The Merseysiders, 25 points clear at the Premier League summit, are on the verge of ending a 30-year wait for the title.

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Adam Lallana closing on short-term Liverpool contract extension