The England midfielder left St Mary's under something of a cloud, but chose to show his gratitude to the supporters by taking out a page in the Southern Daily EchoLiverpool signing Adam Lallana has thanked the supporters of former club Southampton via an advert in a local newspaper.
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However, the England international brought an end to his lengthy association with Southampton on Tuesday when he completed a £25million switch to Anfield.
Lallana's tenure is thought to have ended on somewhat of a sour note amid reports he threatened not to play for the club again if the move to Merseyside was blocked.
Despite those suggestions, Lallana issued a statement in The Daily Echo expressing his gratitude to the club's supporters.
It read: "Thank you, 14 unforgettable years, the memories will last a lifetime. Thank you Saints fans for your endless support, a place in my heart forever."
Lallana is the latest star name to depart Southampton. Striker Rickie Lambert also joined Liverpool, while full-back Luke Shaw transferred to Manchester United.
With manager Mauricio Pochettino having also left for Tottenham, there is also continued speculation that the likes of centre-back Dejan Lovren while Goal understands midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is looking to leave the St Mary's.