Southampton look desperate to follow up the signing of Moussa Djenepo with the addition of a new striker.
The English newspaper reports that the Premier League outfit are readying a £14m bid, which is £2m short of Birmingham’s reported valuation of the 22-year-old.
At just a £2m difference, Southampton really should not be haggling, especially with Ralph Hasenhuttl’s said plan for the entire transfer window.
Djenepo is certainly a good start but, if Sport Bild’s report is true, then there is still plenty of work left to be done at St. Mary’s before the start of the new Premier League season.
Furthermore, the Southampton board cannot afford to waste time playing a game of who blinks first with their Birmingham counterparts over Adams. With £2m potentially the difference between a deal being struck, and other areas also needing to be addressed this summer, it is just not worth it from the Saints’ perspective.
But given the different struggles Danny Ings, Shane Long and Charlie Austin all went through last season, you would expect them to stump up the cash, and hopefully sooner rather than later.
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