Southampton fans here in the Tavern can’t wait for the next campaign after escaping relegation by the skin of their teeth, as they believe that things are on the up.
Indeed, the Saints won’t want to experience another season like the last as many of our local residents had sleepless nights before Mark Hughes turned it all around. Although, it now looks as if times have changed, as according to Sport, Southampton are ready to splash out €12 million (£10.6 million) on Barcelona defender Marlon Santos.
Interestingly, it’s believed that the Saints are ready to splash the cash on Barcelona centre-back Marlon Santos.
He spent a year on loan at Nice in Ligue 1 last term but was sent back to Camp Nou a year early after failing to impress in France.
However, West Ham United are also eyeing the central defender, so the Saints may have to tussle for his signature.
Southampton appear to be heading in the right direction as they’re looking to splash the cash on a defender after witnessing their woeful defensive displays in the last campaign. Although, with West Ham United also interested in the central defender, many of our local residents are currently filled with doubt.
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