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Two further blows for Southampton ahead of summer window – Transfers will be difficult

Jordy Clasie’s situation at Feyenoord continues to worsen. Loaned from Southampton for the season, there had been big hopes attached to the Dutchman, and he’s simply not impressed enough. It’s not quite as bad as his experience at Club...
Southampton - 2019-04-21 08:48:00

Club unwilling to spend ?10m+ on Southampton player, not considered an ‘improvement’

It?s been known for a while now that Cédric, loaned to Inter by Southampton, wasn?t going to be retained by the Serie A side come the end of the season. In fact, the first murmurs emerged a week or so after he signed for the Italian club, who have...
Southampton - 2019-04-19 08:47:53

Southampton player’s dream ‘falling apart’, doesn’t want Saints stay next se...

Having returned on loan to Feyenoord from Southampton, Jordy Clasie has not enjoyed a good season with the Dutch outfit. During last weekend’s clash against Heracles, Giovanni van Bronckhorst took the midfielder off, after which he started...
Southampton - 2019-04-19 16:48:03

Southampton player not a fan favourite at loan club – Negativity continues

Southampton allowed Jordy Clasie to return to Feyenoord on a season-long loan deal last summer. The midfielder has not had a great season and earlier this month, he claimed there’s been a ?lot of negativity? around him. Recent events...
Southampton - 2019-04-17 16:48:35

Player fined, pulled into meeting for ‘solid conversation’ about actions – Not gre...

Jordy Clasie’s situation is a bit of a mess. Had he really impressed at Feyenoord this season, the plan would have been for the Dutch club to make a big financial effort, and for Southampton to lower their demands, and a permanent transfer be...
Southampton - 2019-04-16 16:49:02

Claude Puel suggests he didn’t have ‘image for fans and media’ at Southampton

Claude Puel is currently out of work, but he’s not having such a tough time of it. This week the Frenchman has been in Monaco, relaxing and popping into the local football club to have a chat with the coaches there. It would be understandable if...
Southampton - 2019-04-16 16:49:02

Player reveals who was true leader at Southampton, and manager who was ?source of inspiration?

Jose Fonte is right now having a really good time at Lille. Leaving Southampton in 2017 for West Ham, the defender then moved to China with Dalian Yifang, but was only there for a few months before deciding a return to European football was the...
Southampton - 2019-04-15 16:48:12

“I play for my future” – Player says he’s realised Southampton transfer stat...

Jordy Clasie is a bit stressed out. His return to Feyenoord, on loan from Southampton, hasn’t been as successful as he or the club would have hoped. It’s not been quite as bad as the period at Club Brugge last season, when he failed to impress...
Southampton - 2019-04-15 12:47:59

Player ‘would need to negotiate’ ?15m fee with Southampton, and improve decision making

Sofiane Boufal is La Liga’s Dribble King. The Southampton owned player, who is spending the season on loan at Celta Vigo, is racking up brilliant statistics for taking the ball forward with his trickery. Marca, one of several Spanish...
Southampton - 2019-04-15 19:47:47

Player will ‘formally return’ to Southampton in just a month – Difficult situation...

Jordy Clasie’s situation is complicated, and increasingly so. On Sunday he reacted badly when Giovanni van Bronckhorst took him offer against Heracles with fifteen minutes to go, and his season hasn’t gone the way either he or Feyenoord...
Southampton - 2019-04-15 12:47:59

Defender recalls ‘military’ training under Pochettino at Southampton, all worth it

Before building the team we now know at Tottenham, one capable of competing for the top four regularly without the funding some of the clubs around them have received, Mauricio Pochettino did an impressive job at Southampton. During his time at St...
Southampton - 2019-04-12 19:48:05

Club have made decision, Southampton player will return from loan in summer

There have been many hints this might happen, but it’s becoming increasingly insistent: Cedric Soares will not be staying at Inter.
Southampton - 2019-04-12 16:48:06

“Don?t know anything” – Southampton player’s future after this season remain...

In January 2018, Guido Carrillo left AS Monaco and made a switch to Southampton. When the Saints signed the striker, Mauricio Pellegrino was in charge of the South Coast club, but the manager was sacked less than two months after the 27-year-old...
Southampton - 2019-04-11 19:47:57

Southampton summer transfer planning continues, official spotted at European match

As reported by Portuguese newspaper A Bola today, Southampton sent scouts to watch the league game between Moreirense and Braga on Saturday. It’s not hard to guess this is an unusual transfer mission, and it becomes even more so by knowing that...
Southampton - 2019-04-08 08:47:39

“Turn tide as quickly as possible” – Southampton player on ‘lot of negativit...

After a short loan spell with Club Brugge in the first half of 2018, Southampton allowed Jordy Clasie to return to Feyenoord on a season-long loan deal. The Netherlands international has started 27 league games this season and has scored one goal...
Southampton - 2019-04-05 12:47:54

“I was charmed” – Player happy with ‘very concrete’ Southampton intere...

In the winter market, Cedric Soares left Southampton and joined Inter Milan on loan until the end of the season. The Saints wanted to bring in a replacement for the Portugal international and in January, we covered a report from Het Belang van...
Southampton - 2019-04-05 12:47:54

Hasenhüttl speaks about Southampton summer business, André Schürrle suggested to him

The German media like speaking to Ralph Hasenhüttl. Since he moved to Southampton, the Austrian has granted a string of interviews to Bild, Kicker and others. This week he’s been speaking to the latter, for their magazine. As seems to always...
Southampton - 2019-04-04 16:49:09

Hasenhüttl quizzed on Southampton recovering from Hughes’ style, gives opinion on 3 Saints pla...

If you were asked to compare Southampton to a Bundesliga club, which would it be" It probably depends on how the season is going. Asked by Kicker to rank the Saints, manager Ralph Hasenhüttl chose a comparison with the 12th best team in Germany...
Southampton - 2019-04-04 16:49:09

Southampton ?set their sights? on young defender, player ?goal? for another club

Kik Pierie came up through Dutch club Heerenveen?s academy before being promoted to their first team in 2017. Having made his debut in 2016/17 season, the 18-year-old has already made 59 appearances in the league. He’s been a regular inclusion...
Southampton - 2019-04-01 16:48:05

Southampton player has market in England, ‘especially’ Wolves, agent ‘at work̵...

In the winter market, Southampton allowed Cedric Soares to join Inter Milan on loan for ?500,000 and as a part of the deal, the Nerrazzurri have the option to make the transfer permanent in the summer for ?11.5m. Since moving on a temporary deal to...
Southampton - 2019-04-01 16:48:05

Southampton ‘alerted’ to youngster’s contract situation, getting ready to pounce

Despite still battling against a possible relegation to the Championship, Southampton, as they have always done, are taking the future of their club into consideration by looking at young talent abroad. Always willing to give youth a chance, the...
Southampton - 2019-03-29 16:48:06

Oriol Romeu loves Southampton – Speaks to Spanish media about future, fans, and captaincy

Oriol Romeu seems a thoroughly decent human being. Time after time there are reports in the Spanish regional media about the Southampton player returning home and helping out with various projects. Award ceremonies for children, recognition of...
Southampton - 2019-03-29 12:47:56

Southampton defender ‘not in club’s plans at the moment’ as search for replacement...

Loaned by Southampton to Inter after falling out of Ralph Hasenuttl?s plans at St Mary?s, Cedric Soares? move to Italy was doomed from the start. Just a few days after the transfer was made official, it quickly emerged the Portuguese fullback would...
Southampton - 2019-03-28 19:48:36

Southampton player talks about football DNA and need to continually improve

Denmark should have been dead and buried. Three goals down to Switzerland with not much time left, Breel Embolo’s third in the 76th minute wrapped the match up as far as many were concerned. Denmark hadn’t really looked likely to make the...
Southampton - 2019-03-28 16:48:16

Italian politician claims he has ‘recommended’ Juventus starlet to Southampton

Shining during this international break with Italy, Moise Kean has made headlines across his home country for the past week. In turn, this has put into question his future at Juventus, since the youngster has barely been used by Max Allegri this...
Southampton - 2019-03-28 08:48:25

Mauricio Pellegrino explains how Southampton experience has made him wary of renewing

Leganes are currently 14th in La Liga, and whilst there’s some breathing space between them and the relegation places, the club aren’t completely secure just yet. Manager Mauricio Pellegrino has impressed in his first job since leaving...
Southampton - 2019-03-26 16:48:23

“Lot of interest from Southampton” – Player on Saints January transfer attempt, ho...

In the winter transfer window, we covered claims from Belgium that Southampton are interested in signing Joakim Maehle of Genk. On deadline day, Het Belang van Limburg reported the Saints had submitted a ?11.5m bid in order to secure the services...
Southampton - 2019-03-21 12:48:30

“I’ll turn this around” – Player determined to stay at Southampton, despite ...

Mohamed Elyounoussi left FC Basel and made a switch to Southampton last summer. Since moving to the Premier League, the forward made six starts in the league under the guidance of Mark Hughes and then saw a new manager appointed. The South Coast...
Southampton - 2019-03-20 16:48:13

Southampton ‘came close’ to signing player in January, and are a ‘prominent suitor...

Real Sociedad have their eye on François Kamano, report their local source Noticias de Gipuzkoa, but there are several problems in the way of them signing the Bordeaux player, including Southampton. The 22 year old is flexible in attack and has...
Southampton - 2019-03-14 19:48:17

Player returning to Southampton in the summer, ‘destined’ to make move

The Italian press is back to claiming that Inter Milan will not use their buying option to keep Cedric Soares at the club for next season. As website Calcio Mercato reports the club’s transfer plans for the summer, they say the intention is to...
Southampton - 2019-03-11 19:48:58

Southampton player confirms that he’s part of project to launch new club

Oriol Romeu is not only a talented footballer playing for Southampton in the Premier League, he also seems a genuinely nice guy with a big feeling of community responsibility. From Ulldecona, the midfielder is often back in his own area attending...
Southampton - 2019-03-11 19:48:58

“At the end of the season, we’ll see” – Player talks about potential outgoin...

Southampton loanee Cedric Soares claims not to be concerned about where he will be playing next season. Currently preparing to feature for Inter Milan in the Europa League clash against Eintracht Frankfurt, the right-back was asked in a press...
Southampton - 2019-03-07 12:48:20

Watford and Southampton free transfer target has favoured destination, might need some convincing

Back in February, Goal France revealed that both Watford and Southampton were interested in FC Nantes? Ennock Kwateng. The right back?s contract is set to run out in the summer, and with no desire to renew with the French side, an exit is all but...
Southampton - 2019-03-05 19:48:18

‘Difficult’ for club to pay Southampton desired amount for defender, have other target i...

When Ralph Hasenhuttl made it clear he wasn?t interested in using Cédric Soares going forward this season, there was always going to be some interest in the Portuguese defender. Inter were the first to take advantage of the situation, and a loan...
Southampton - 2019-03-04 16:48:18

“I would like to continue in this great club” – Southampton loanee doesn’t w...

Loaned out to Celta Vigo after it was made clear Ralph Hasenhuttl had no need for his services at Southampton, Wesley Hoedt is enjoying himself in Spain. Red card on his debut aside, the Dutch defender is slowly making a name for himself at the La...
Southampton - 2019-03-01 19:48:38

Boufal loan wobble could cause more trouble for Southampton in the summer

Although things had been going pretty well for Southampton loanee Sofiane Boufal in La Liga, things have changed a little in the past few days. Outlet AS reports that the player has lost his starting place for Celta Vigo squad, and the next game...
Southampton - 2019-02-27 12:48:35

Club still not convinced Southampton player is worth the asking price

It looks like Cedric Soares is still to convince Inter Milan whether they should sign him permanently or not at the end of the season. Loaned by Southampton on a six-month spell, the player could stay in Italy in case the Nerazzurri activate the...
Southampton - 2019-02-27 08:48:24

Southampton offer for Newcastle signing revealed, hesitation could prove costly

After a long saga of will he, won?t he, Miguel Almiron eventually signed for Newcastle United in January for just over £21m. The Paraguay international made his full debut against Huddersfield at the weekend in a 2-0 win after coming off the bench...
Southampton - 2019-02-26 19:48:35

Club already thinking of triggering option to buy for Southampton player in summer

Unwanted by Ralph Hasenhuttl at St Mary?s following the Austrian manager?s takeover, Wesley Hoedt was given the chance to go elsewhere for the remainder of the season, and he grasped the opportunity with both hands. Celta Vigo came forward with an...
Southampton - 2019-02-26 19:48:35

“No need to convince me” – Player reveals leaving Southampton was ‘simple ch...

Struggling for time on the pitch and goals at Southampton, Manolo Gabbiadini decided it was time to return to Italy to give Serie A another go. The forward was sold permanently to Sampdoria, kickstarting his second spell at the club, having...
Southampton - 2019-02-23 08:49:08

Fulham and Southampton have scouted young centre-back ‘several times’

Premier League clubs never sleep when it comes to trying to find the next best thing in world football, and France tends to be a good place to start. According to Foot Mercato in France, Fulham and Southampton have taken an interest in...
Southampton - 2019-02-22 16:48:44
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