Southampton’s Lallana wanted by Liverpool, Man United, Chelsea and Spurs as Man City target Falcao

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ADAM Lallana is fast becoming the most wanted player in the Premier League.

The Southampton attacker has had a sensational season, forcing himself into England’s World Cup plans.

Once tracked by Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew – who worked with Lallana at Southampton – the player is now valued at around £25m.

And according to, Chelsea and Liverpool are set to join Manchester United and Tottenham in the battle for the 25-year-old.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are plotting a £50m double move on Southampton for Lallana and left-back Luke Shaw, 18, according to Talksport.

Other transfer news:

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho could be forced to sell wingers Oscar, 22, or Eden Hazard, 23, to fund summer bids for his top striker targets - Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa, 25, and Bayern Munich’s Mario Mandzukic, 27. Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea face a £10m bill to get striker Fernando Torres out of Stamford Bridge as the 30-year-old striker wants to be compensated if he has to take a cut to his £175,000-a-week salary. Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City have entered the frame for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao - with director of football Txiki Begiristain believed to have met the 28-year-old and his agent. Full story: Manchester Evening News

And Man City are closing in on a deal for £20m-rated Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala, 23. Full story: Daily Mail

Everton will beat Tottenham in the race to sign their on-loan striker Romelu Lukaku, 20, on a permanent deal from Chelsea, but only if the Merseyside club qualify for the Champions League. Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea have put a £25m price tag on Lukaku even though he has never scored for the club. Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Yevhen Konoplyanka’s English representative has fuelled speculation that Liverpool have renewed their interest in the 24-year-old Dnipro winger. Full story: Daily Mail

Swansea boss Garry Monk insists he has no intention of selling striker Wilfried Bony, 25, in the face of reported interest from Everton. Full story: Western Mail

Wolfsburg hope to persuade striker Ivica Olic, 34, to sign a new contract despite reported interest from Stoke City. Full story: Sky Sports