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Leicester and Southampton competing for Norwich midfielder

Norwich midfielder James Maddison has been given permission to speak to both Leicester City and Southampton after both teams had bids of £24 million accepted by the East Anglian side. The highly-rated England under-21 international is in high demand after a season which saw him score 14 goals and provide 8 assists in the Championship. It was Southampton who made ...

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Mark Hughes close to Southampton appointment

Sky Sports reports that Mark Hughes is close to being appointed manager of Southampton on a full-time basis, with a three-year contract on the table for the former Stoke, Manchester City and QPR boss. Welshman Hughes took over at St. Mary’s in March on a short-term contract after former manager Mauricio Pellegrino was sacked with the club in the relegation ...

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Pochettino wanted to sign Davide Astori

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he tried to sign Fiorentina captain, Davide Astori, who tragically passed away last weekend, when he was manager of Southampton, reports The Daily Telegraph. The paper quotes Pochettino who said “I had the possibility to meet him five years ago because it was my idea to sign him when we were at Southampton….he was a great ...

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Monaco agree to sell striker to Southampton

The Telegraph reports that Monaco have agreed to sell striker Guido Carrillo to Southampton for £19.2 million. 26-year old Carrillo joined Monaco from Estudiantes of Argentina in 2015, but he has struggled for first team opportunities in the Principality, making 22 appearances in all competitions for the Monegasques this season scoring 5 times. Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino knows Carrillo well ...

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Southampton confirm their interest in Theo Walcott

Southampton have confirmed their interest in re-signing their former player Theo Walcott in the January transfer window – but want to negotiate on the price demanded by Arsenal, according to the Daily Mail. The North London club want more than £25 million for the 28-year old England international, who is under contract with The Gunners until the end of next ...

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Ryan Bertrand heading to the Premier League giants?

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The Guardian is among a number of newspapers reporting that Southampton and England left-back, Ryan Bertrand, may move to Manchester City in January. With summer signing Benjamin Mendy sidelined by a ruptured cruciate ligament which may keep him out for the rest of the season, City are in the market for a specialist replacement, despite stand-in Fabian Delph having played ...

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Arsenal fans mourn as Lemina shines for Southampton

Lemina to Arsenal

Arsenal fans have expressed their disappointment as one of the club’s top summer targets, Mario Lemina, has started quite well at Southampton, reports the Mirror. The 24-year-old stalwart received Man of the Match award for his fantastic performance this past weekend in the Saints’ 1-0 victory against Crystal Palace. The Gunners were reportedly interested in bringing the Gabon international to ...

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Five Underrated 2017 FA Cup contenders

Crystal Palace Palace may have the worst points rate across the top four divisions in England in 2016, but they can point to reaching their FA Cup final in twenty-six years back in May as a sign that it is not all doom and gloom at Selhurst Park. The same team who beat Palace in the 1990 final repeated the ...

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Greatest XI to never win the Premier League

greatest xi to never win the premier league

Shay Given The former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper has spent over 20 years in the Premier League and has played for several clubs but a league winner’s medal has eluded him. The closest he came to winning the coveted title was with Manchester City during his 2009 to 2011 stint at the club, but they won it a year after ...

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The Timeline of Matt le Tissier

Written by Guest Author – Martin Gjorgjievski Southampton FC may not have a history as that of a giant club, but they have something that many big clubs lack – a loyal fan base. Based in the same-named city in Hampshire, with only one trophy, the FA Cup, in their shelves, Saints have a long list of laurels to check ...

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