Southampton have ‘approached’ Liverpool over right-back Neco Williams, according to a live TV report from Sky Sports News.
The Lowdown: Livramento’s injury
However, the defender was ruled out for the rest of the season at the end of April, after injuring his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Southampton’s 2-2 draw with Brighton at the Amex Stadium.
As a result, Ralph Hasenhuttl has been searching for a replacement for the upcoming season, with the youngster unlikely to be available straight away this year.
The Latest: Sky Sports share Williams approach
During live-on-air TV report, Sky Sports News revealed an approach for the Wales international.
The Verdict: Good signing?
Having impressed whilst on loan at Championship winners Fulham, with an average match rating of 7.26 (via WhoScored), the 21-year-old has received vast interest from a number of Premier League sides over a permanent transfer ahead of next season.
Saints fans, would Neco Williams be a good signing?
Following the arrival of talented youngster Calvin Ramsay at Anfield, the Reds have no reason not to let Williams depart, which certainly opens the door for Saints to make a promising signing.
With experience playing at the top-level with the Merseyside outfit and 21 Wales caps under his belt, the youngster hailed as ‘phenomenal‘ by his national team fans could be a really shrewd capture for Hasenhuttl this summer.
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