Southampton Rumors & News

  • Report: Dutch star Dirk Kuyt heading to Southampton

    Pro Soccer Talk "Southampton’s Dutch manager could be adding a fellow countryman to his playing staff at St Mary’s. According to reports on Thursday from multiple UK outlets including The Sun, Daily Mirror and others, Fenerbache winger Dirk Kuyt could be on his way back to the Premier League to sign with Ronald..." October 23

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Southampton £11.8m winger Sadio Mane to make debut at Arsenal after obtaining work permit

    The Express "Mane is still awaiting his Saints debut after joining the club from Red Bull Salzburg in an £11.8m deal, but will not feature against Swansea on Saturday. Koeman said: "Yesterday I got the message everything is done. The work permission is okay. "He is flying back today and he will arrive..." September 18

  • Why Southampton’s transfer window was surprisingly successful

    Metro "If someone had said to me after Southampton had sold over £90 million worth of players that our transfer window would work out well, I wouldn’t have believed them. But that is exactly what happened. At the time of the departure of Calum Chambers to Arsenal, there was a great deal of discontent..." September 04

  • Shane Long set for Southampton move as Hull accept £12million bid for striker

    Daily Mail "Southampton have had a £12million accepted for Hull City striker Shane Long. Manager Ronald Koeman wants a proven Premier League performer to support Graziano Pelle and the Republic of Ireland international Long has been recommended by Southampton scouts. Long only joined Hull last January..." August 13

  • Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin hands in transfer request

    Sky Sports "Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has handed in a transfer request, according to Sky sources. The 24-year-old France international posted a tweet on Tuesday that suggested he was unhappy to be told his future lay at St Mary's, and he has followed that up with an official transfer..." July 30

  • Southampton chairman claims club will reinvest $165M in this transfer window

    Pro Soccer Talk "Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger claims that “every penny” of the club’s summer transfer sales will be made available to manager Ronald Koeman to rebuild the team before the close of the transfer window. “Our summer activity is definitely not a fire sale, every penny of that will be up for..." July 29

  • Southampton target Serbia international Tosic to replace Shaw

    Daily Mail "Southampton are looking at Serbian left-back Dusko Tosic from Turkish club Genclerbirligi as their replacement for Luke Shaw following his move to Manchester United. Tosic, 29, had brief spells for QPR and Portsmouth and was named in the Turkish League’s all-star team last season...." July 20

  • Southampton seal $17 million deal for Serbian star Dusan Tadic

    Pro Soccer Talk "The exodus has finally stopped at St. Mary’s Stadium. Now the influx can begin. Southampton’s new manager Ronald Koeman has signed his first player as Saints boss, as 25-year-old Serbian playmaker Dusan Tadic has arrived for a reported $17 million from FC Twente. Tadic has dazzled as a..." July 08

  • Tottenham Launch £15m Deal to Sign Southampton Centre-Back Dejan Lovren

    Caught Off Side "Tottenham are ready to table a £15m bid for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren according to the Metro. Former Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino is keen to solidify the leaky White Hart Lane defence he has inherited and a move for rock solid Croatian Lovren makes a great deal of sense, though..." June 21

  • Adam Lallana move IN DOUBT as Liverpool eye Hoffenheim star Roberto Firmino

    The Express "According to reports CEO Ian Ayre will fly to Germany next week in a bid to trash out a deal with the Bundesliga club for the £20m rated Firmino. The 22-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder fits the bill for Brendan Rodgers as he can fill a number of attacking positions. He emerged last..." June 14

  • Jay Rodriguez fears Southampton side could be dismantled

    The Guardian "The Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez admits the club have lost a “great manager” when Mauricio Pochettino left St Mary’s in May to take the vacant post at Tottenham on a five-year-contract. The Argentinean guided Southampton to a club-record eighth-placed finish in the Premier League last..." June 12

  • Liverpool will wait until after the World Cup to seal £25m Lallana deal

    Goal.com "Liverpool are ready to wait until after the World Cup to seal a £25 million deal for Adam Lallana and want the Southampton captain to force through a move to Anfield, Goal understands. While Liverpool will not improve their take-it-or-leave-it bid, they have assured Lallana privately that he..." June 06

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Southampton 'want Javier Hernandez in part-exchange for Luke Shaw'

    Daily Mirror "Southampton are reportedly eyeing Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez in part-exchange for Luke Shaw. The Mexico international is also wanted by Serie A giants Inter Milan and Spanish side Valencia. Saints need forwards, with Jay Rodriguez out injured, Dani Osvaldo expecting to be..." June 04

  • Victor Wanyama wants to join Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham

    Daily Mail "Victor Wanyama wants to follow Mauricio Pochettino from Southampton to Tottenham. The Kenyan midfielder made it clear his week that he felt Saints should have done more to keep the Argentinian boss. Wanyama has benefited under Pochettino's coaching where he has been used as a defensive..." May 29

  • Get ready for the great Southampton fire sale

    Pro Soccer Talk "Their is perhaps no sight more depressing in soccer than seeing an upstart club, that showed much promise and were so close to achieving something special, get gutted. Vultures are circling Southampton’s St. Mary’s Stadium after talented manager Mauricio Pochettino tore up his contract and..." May 28

  • Tottenham hope to sign Mauricio Pochettino as new manager this week

    The Guardian "The Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino is in advanced talks with Tottenham Hotspur to become the club’s next manager, according to reports. Pochettino has been linked with the role at Spurs for some time and it appears the wheels are now in motion for the Argentinian to succeed Tim..." May 26

  • Southampton demanding £25MILLION for Liverpool target Adam Lallana

    Daily Star "Liverpool's hopes of wrapping up a deal for Adam Lallana before of the World Cup have taken a hit with Southampton holding out for £25m for the star midfielder. The Reds bid £20m for the England man earlier in the month, believing that would be enough to tempt the Saints into a quick..." May 22

  • Adam Lallana may have to ask for transfer to get early move to Liverpool

    The Guardian "Adam Lallana's hopes of joining Liverpool before the World Cup may rest on informing Southampton he is determined to leave St Mary's, with the two clubs yet to agree a deal for the England midfielder. The 26-year-old is high on Brendan Rodgers' transfer wish-list for the summer, with the..." May 14

  • Luke Shaw close to £27m United move with club set to confirm deal before World Cup

    Daily Mail "Manchester United will sign Luke Shaw from Southampton for £27million. On the day he was named in the England World Cup squad, Shaw is also on the brink of completing the transfer to Old Trafford. The deal is expected to be announced before the tournament in Brazil. Despite finishing..." May 13

  • Report: Liverpool to seal $35 million deal for Adam Lallana

    Pro Soccer Talk "Silly season will be on steroids all summer, as top clubs across the globe aim to either tie up deals before the World Cup or risk losing their transfer targets after the tournament in Brazil. With that in mind Liverpool have jumped to the front of the queue, ahead of Arsenal, Manchester United..." May 09

  • Arsenal eyeing Kasper Schmeichel but face competition from AC Milan and Southampton

    The Express "Kasper Schmeichel is set to choose between Arsenal, AC Milan or Southampton after all three clubs contacted the Leicester stopper about joining in the summer. Schmeichel is out of contract in the summer and has stalled over signing a new deal with the Foxes despite helping them gain promotion..." May 01

  • Saints star prefers move to Liverpool over Man United – report

    HITC Sport "The Daily Mail states that Adam Lallana has set his heart on a move to Anfield, not Old Trafford. Southampton are bracing themselves for a summer of trying to hold onto their best players, with some of the Premier League’s top teams circling the likes of Luke Shaw and Adam Lallana. Lallana..." April 28

  • Morgan Schneiderlin ready to snub Manchester United transfer interest and stay at Southampton

    Daily Mirror "Morgan Schneiderlin is ready to snub the Premier League big guns to stay at Southampton. The Frenchman has been scouted by Manchester United and Arsenal this season and the midfielder admitted: “We know top teams are watching us.” But he added: “As long as we don’t receive a concrete offer,..." April 25

  • Manchester United set to beat Chelsea in £30m deal for Luke Shaw

    The Guardian "Manchester United are convinced a £30m deal to buy Luke Shaw on a £100,000 a-week salary is virtually complete in what is viewed as a major coup over Chelsea, with the sacked David Moyes largely responsible for convincing the Southampton left-back to spurn the club he supports. The prospective..." April 23

  • Manchester United confident of securing Southampton left-back Luke Shaw for £30m

    The Telegraph "Manchester United are aiming to secure a £30 million deal for Southampton defender Luke Shaw before the World Cup after moving ahead of Chelsea in the race to sign the teenager. With club scouts also being ­dispatched to watch Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus during Saturday’s 3-0..." April 16

  • Arsene Wenger eyes injured Saints striker Jay Rodriguez

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal face Wigan in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday in a bid to end their nine year wait for a trophy. Defeat at Everton last time out has put doubt over their ability to finish in the top four and book a place in the money-spinning Champions League next season - despite the side topping..." April 10

  • Southampton's Gaston Ramirez wants transfer to AC Milan claims his agent

    Daily Mirror "Gaston Ramirez wants to quit Southampton and join Italian giants AC Milan, his agent has claimed. Uruguay World Cup star Ramirez has struggled to adapt to life in the Premier League since joining Saints from Bologna in a then club record £12m deal in the summer of 2012. The midfielder, 23,..." April 09

  • Southampton and England forward Jay Rodriguez out for around six months

    Sky Sports "Southampton have revealed that Jay Rodriguez is likely to be sidelined for around six months with his knee injury. The England international's hopes of making Roy Hodgson's 23-man World Cup squad have also been ended after scans confirmed he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament when falling..." April 07

  • England blow after Jay Rodriguez's World Cup hopes hit by knee injury

    The Guardian "Roy Hodgson saw his first World Cup injury setback when Southampton's Jay Rodriguez departed on a stretcher with what looked like serious knee ligament damage at Manchester City. "We do not know the extent of the problem yet because we have not completed an assessment, but it is not looking..." April 06

  • Southampton eye Sam Byram transfer from Leeds as Calum Chambers' potential replacement

    Daily Mirror "Southampton are eyeing a cut-price move for Leeds full-back Sam Byram if Calum Chambers leaves the club this summer. Mauricio Pochettino hopes to keep hold of the talented defender in spite of interest from Manchester United and Arsenal, but is keeping tabs on England Under-20 international..." March 26

  • Manchester City prepared to table £30m bid for Shaw

    Goal.com "Manchester City are prepared to blow their Premier League rivals out of the water with a £30 million bid for Southampton starlet Luke Shaw this summer, Goal understands. City first registered their interest in January and the subject of Shaw's availability was broached again when Saints boss..." March 19

  • Manchester City join the battle to sign Southampton's Luke Shaw

    The Guardian "Manchester City have identified Luke Shaw as a summer transfer target, with the manager, Manuel Pellegrini, intent on strengthening his options at left-back. City face stiff competition from Chelsea and Manchester United for the 18-year-old but, with Gaël Clichy having lost his first-team berth..." February 27

  • Man Utd still confident of beating Chelsea to Luke Shaw

    Daily Star "United boss David Moyes is desperate to add to his defensive options in the summer, with current left-back Patrice Evra likely to follow Nemanja Vidic out of the club. The Scot had hoped to bring Everton's Leighton Baines to United, but failed to agree a deal with the Toffees for the England..." February 20

  • Liverpool Ready to Make Late Offer for Southampton Midfielder

    Caught Off Side "Anfield side target St Mary’s star. Liverpool are ready to make a late move for Southampton playmaker Adam Lallana according to Sports Direct News. Anfield boss Brendan Rodgers will look to move for the 25 year old St Mary’s star if efforts to land Ukrainian Yevhen Konoplyanka fall..." January 31

  • Manchester United transfer target Luke Shaw wants Chelsea move from Southampton

    Daily Mirror "The champions are pushing to get a deal for the rising star left-back done before Friday's deadline but the boyhood Blue is in no rush to quit Saints. Luke Shaw is ready to snub Manchester United - and wait for a dream transfer to Chelsea. We revealed last week that David Moyes has tabled a..." January 29

  • Osvaldo suspended after training ground fight

    ESPN UK "Dani Osvaldo appears to have kicked his last ball for Southampton after a bloody training ground bust-up with team-mate Jose Fonte at the club's training base on Thursday. Southampton moved quickly to hand Osvaldo a public dressing down and a two-week ban following the incident, that left his..." January 23

  • Chelsea still chasing £30m-rated Southampton defender Luke Shaw

    Daily Star "Doubts have started to emerge about the chances of a world record deal for the Southampton star being done with just 10 days of the January window left. Saints chairman Katharina Liebherr’s determination not to sell any stars this month is a further obstacle for Shaw’s suitors. And they are..." January 21

  • Man Utd, Arsenal and Southampton on alert for Argentine midfielder Banega

    The Express "Manchester United, Arsenal and Southampton are on alert after the agent of Valencia midfielder Ever Banega confirmed he was looking to move in the January transfer window. Banega has fallen out of favour under Mirosalv Djukic at the Mestalla but remains an important player at international..." November 07

  • Southampton plot transfer of Victor Wanyama's brother McDonald Mariga from Inter

    Daily Mirror "Southampton are ready to make their Champions League push a family affair by snapping up Victor Wanyama's brother - Inter Milan midfielder McDonald Mariga. Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino is plotting a January swoop for the 26-year-old, who plays alongside his younger sibling for Kenya's..." October 30

  • Southampton's Dani Osvaldo eyed for transfer back to Serie A with Juventus

    Daily Mirror "Juventus are trying to set up a loan deal for Southampton’s unsettled Italy striker Dani Osvaldo. Juve boss Antonio Conte is keen to take the former Serie A star on loan until the end of the season – and then have an option to make the transfer permanent next summer. Argentina-born Osvaldo..." October 22

  • Southampton's Dani Osvaldo considering leaving months after 'dream' move

    Daily Mirror "Dani Osvaldo has revealed he is already thinking about leaving Southampton writes Dean Jones of the Sunday People. The striker made a sensational £15million move from Roma to join Saints in August describing the move as a “dream”. But the physical nature of English football has not impressed..." October 07

  • Villa and Southampton attempting to sign Potro centre-back Ba

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa and Southampton have launched bids to sign towering Porto defender Abdoulaye Ba on loan. The Portuguese want a £400000 loan fee for the 22-year-old centre-back who is a Senegal international. Villa have shown interest in the past as have West Ham. Porto though may yet cancel a..." August 28

  • United in for £10m Southampton left-back Luke Shaw

    The Express "Manchester United have enquired over the availability of Southampton left-back Luke Shaw as they draw up a list of potential alternatives to Everton’s Leighton Baines. The highly-rated Shaw 18 is regarded as one of England’s best prospects and United manager David Moyes has checked on him after..." August 21

  • Southampton target Manchester City's Sinclair for £5m transfer

    Daily Mirror "Southampton will try to hijack Scott Sinclair’s move to West Brom after allowing Jason Puncheon to join Crystal Palace on a season’s loan. Puncheon has agreed to link up with Ian Holloway for a third time after playing under the Eagles' manager at Plymouth and Blackpool. Saints are ready to..." August 21

  • Southampton sign Pablo Osvaldo from Roma

    Sky Sports "Southampton have continued to strengthen their squad before the end of the transfer window by signing Pablo Osvaldo from Roma. The striker arrives at St Mary's on a four-year deal for an undisclosed club-record fee rumoured to be £15m. Although born in Argentina Osvaldo has been capped for..." August 18

  • Souhaux star open to Saints move

    Daily Echo "Ryad Boudebouz says he would consider a move to Saints. The 23-year-old Souhaux star is the latest of a string of attacking wide midfielders to be linked with the club and responded to the reports in the French media by confessing he would be interested in a switch to St Mary’s. He said: “I..." July 17

  • Southampton close to £12.5m deal for Celtic's Victor Wanyama

    The Guardian "Southampton are putting the finishing touches to their £12.5m capture of Victor Wanyama from Celtic, which will represent a record transfer fee received by a Scottish club. Wanyama, whom Celtic bought for £900,000 from the Belgian side Beerschot two years ago, had initially rebuffed the chance..." July 11

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