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Everton boss Koeman plots Southampton raid for wonder-goal hero

Ronald Koeman barely covered himself in glory amid his exit from Southampton, quickly going from hero to zero in the eyes of many on the South Coast. 

Now in charge of Everton of course, the Dutchman is flush with cash as he plots his rebuild on Merseyside, though he’s yet to actually make a move.

Previously the darling of the South Coast, the former Valencia coach is reportedly preparing a shock move for Southampton defender Cuco Martina, who he signed when in charge of the club last summer.

The 26-year old ousted EURO 2016 hero Cedric Soares towards the end of the campaign, after scoring a wonderful goal against Arsenal during a 4-0 Boxing Day romp over the Gunners.

According to the Sun (via HITC Sport) new Saints boss Claude Puel is said to be willing to sell the former FC Twente man, as the French tactician favours more attack minded full-backs.

Having released Tony Hibbert and having only Seamus Coleman as a first-team option in that berth, Koeman is thought to be ready to pounce on the Curaçao international.

Saints fans, would you be sad to lose Martina? Couldn’t care less? 

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