Manchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Manchester City are beginning to look at Southampton pair Jay Rodriguez and James Ward-Prowse as potential James Milner replacements. The Daily Star believe this is the case because 28-year-old Milner is stalling on a new contract. James Milner is valued by Manchester City at around £15m but an club will feel confident they could get him for a significantly reduced …

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Gareth ThomasManchester City begin hunt for Southampton pair

Stoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has made it into the Guinness Book of Records for the “longest goal scored in football”. In November, 2013, Begovic scored after just 13 seconds from a goal kick which caught the wind on a blustery afternoon. The goal has now been credited as the longest goal in football and is now an official record. …

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Oliver BainesStoke City goalkeeper makes it into the Guinness Book of Records

5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Transfer Deadline Day is always a media sensation with deals ongoing throughout the day; with the constant 24 hour coverage, fans are never going to miss a thing. However, sometimes with the big deals stealing the headlines; some deals do go under the radar and clubs often snap up a decent player or two. Here are our top 5 under …

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Oliver Baines5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Gaston Ramirez joins Hull City on season-long loan

Hull City and Steve Bruce have been very busy today and look to have completed their 2014 summer business with the loan signing of Gaston Ramirez from Southampton. The 23-year-old attacking midfielder was regarded as a significant coup for Southampton when he joined them for £12m from Bologna in August 2012. In his debut season he played 26 times in …

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Gareth ThomasGaston Ramirez joins Hull City on season-long loan

Saphir Taider’s loan with Southampton terminated

Southampton have been dealt a blow as Saphir Taider, who joined on loan just three weeks ago from Inter Milan, has returned to the club. The Saints terminated his loan at St Mary’s Stadium after he apparently failed to settle to life in England. Football Italia confirmed that even though the loan was part of the agreement to send striker Dani …

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Gareth ThomasSaphir Taider’s loan with Southampton terminated

Southampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

Southampton are closing in on a move for Atletico Madrid and Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld. According to Saints boss, Ronald Koeman, a deal is close to being agreed for the defender, which looks to be a season long loan according to Sky Sports News HQ. Meanwhile, Southampton are said said to also be tracking another attacking player to make up for …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton closing in on Alderweireld and chasing Redmond

Southampton bid for Townsend rejected

Southampton have had their official bid for Spurs winger Andros Townsend rejected according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports sources have indicated that the bid was said to be in the region of £10m. However, Spurs clearly envisage Townsend to be worth more than what the Saints are offering and quickly quashed the bid. Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has clearly identified Townsend …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton bid for Townsend rejected

Shane Long completes Southampton switch

  On tuesday evening we brought you the news that Shane Long was set to move to St Mary’s Stadium following a bid of £12m for his services by Southampton. Today, the club confirmed that the deal has been completed with Long moving from Hull City. Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long is yet to score more than 8 goals …

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Gareth ThomasShane Long completes Southampton switch

Are Southampton about to lose another player?

Southampton midfielder Jack Cork looks set to be the eighth player to leave St Mary’s this summer after Ronald Koeman has accepted a £3m bid from Crystal Palace for the English midfielder. According to the Daily Mail Cork was unable to agree a new contract at Southampton and with just one-year left on his existing contract, the Saints have decided to cash …

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Oliver BainesAre Southampton about to lose another player?

Everton & Southampton fight for French winger

Premier League clubs Everton and Southampton are set to lock horns over the signature of former French U21 international Jonathan Biabiany. The Daily Express report that the winger could be available for as little as £6m. Biabiany started his career at Inter Milan and was a bright prospect between 2007-2011 where he played 22 times in Serie A, also making a …

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Gareth ThomasEverton & Southampton fight for French winger

Another player makes Southampton exit

It’s safe to say this summer has been one of upheaval and great change at St Mary’s Stadium, today another player is heading for the exit. The Daily Star are one of a number of outlets confirming the deal that is set to go through after a medical. Striker Billy Sharp joined the Saints in January 2012 from Doncaster Rovers following …

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Gareth ThomasAnother player makes Southampton exit

Breaking: Shane Long set for £12m Southampton move

News has broken tonight that Southampton have agreed a massive £12m fee with Hull City for the transfer of Shane Long. The Metro are one of a number of media outlets who are reporting the deal that will see him undergo a medical in the next few days. Ronald Koeman, new Southampton boss, has seen a huge glut of his …

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Gareth ThomasBreaking: Shane Long set for £12m Southampton move

Southampton ready to bolster defence

Southampton have had a summer of well documented departures: Luke Shaw joined Manchester United, Calum Chambers signed for Arsenal and Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren transferred to Liverpool. Now Ronald Koeman has begun the rebuilding with the Daily Mirror believing a defender could be set to join. Steaua Bucharest and Romania centre-back Florin Gardos could be tempted to …

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Gareth ThomasSouthampton ready to bolster defence

Where will Schneiderlin be next season? Spurs or Saints?

The stand-off between Southampton and their prize asset Morgan Schneiderlin is continuing according to Sky Sports. Former boss Mauricio Pochettino though is still confident Tottenham Hotspur can steal him away from the St Mary’s Stadium. Southampton have seen a mass exodus of their players this summer with Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Dejan Lovren joining Liverpool, Luke Shaw moving to …

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Gareth ThomasWhere will Schneiderlin be next season? Spurs or Saints?

Southampton record signing also set for Italian exit

Former Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino paid over €15m last summer for striker Pablo Dani Osvaldo to secure his services from Roma, FourFourTwo report he is now set for Inter Milan. Dani Osvaldo scored 27 Serie A goals in 55 games for Roma which meant the fee commanded was high and along with that came high hopes for the Italian striker. …

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Gareth ThomasSouthampton record signing also set for Italian exit

Southampton forced to up bid for Marcos Rojo

Southampton have had a torrid transfer window in terms of players lost and that is particularly evident in their defence as Dejan Lovren joined Liverpool, Luke Shaw joined Manchester United, Callum Chamber joined Arsenal and Jose Fonte is linked to Cardiff City. The Daily Express are reporting though that their initial £11m bid for Argentine Marcos Rojo has been rebuffed. Rojo …

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Gareth ThomasSouthampton forced to up bid for Marcos Rojo

Southampton sign Chelsea youngster

Southampton are beginning to make amends as they claw back some quality from the players they have lost. Chelsea’s Ryan Bertrand has completed the switch to St Mary’s on a season-long-loan from the Blues and with an option to make the deal permanent next season for £10m, according to BBC Sport. This is not Bertrand’s first loan to another club, …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton sign Chelsea youngster

BREAKING NEWS – Schneiderlin hands in transfer request – Spurs on alert

Sky Sources: Morgan Schneiderlin hands in transfer request at Southampton #SSN — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) July 30, 2014 Breaking News – Morgan Schneiderlin has handed in a transfer request at Southampton. We just reported that the Frenchman had vented his anger on Twitter regarding his future and now it appears the midfielder is ready to leave St Mary’s.

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – Schneiderlin hands in transfer request – Spurs on alert

Southampton midfielder vents his anger on Twitter

6 years of an amazing journey #saintsfc DESTROYED in 1 hour !!! — Morgan Schneiderlin (@SchneiderlinMo4) July 29, 2014 Southampton midfielder, Morgan Schneiderlin took to social media to vent his anger after being told he was not allowed to leave St Mary’s. The French midfielder had been poised to join Spurs along with striker, Jay Rodriguez. The pair had been …

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Oliver BainesSouthampton midfielder vents his anger on Twitter

Saints ready to swoop up Arsenal pair

Southampton’s depleting squad looks set to continue into the summer as their big name players are being snatched away by Premier League competitors. However, Ronald Koeman is hoping to rebuild his side with quality and has identified Arsenal pair, Serge Gnabry and Carl Jenkinson as two players can begin to help his side back on track according to The Mirror. …

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Oliver BainesSaints ready to swoop up Arsenal pair