Many Southampton fans are far from happy after it was confirmed by the Saints that Alexandre Jankewitz has left the club to join Young Boys.
The Saints did not have the best of times of it in the Premier League last term – after a strong start, they ended up dropping to 15th in the table. The low point was easily the 9-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford, which actually turned out to be Jankewitz’s first start for the club (Transfermarkt). Not that it lasted long – he was sent off in the opening five minutes.
That turned out to be one of just three appearances he made for the Saints – it has been confirmed that he has moved to Young Boys in Switzerland (southamptonfc.com). For many Saints fans, this appears to be a mistake – Jankewitz is just 19 years old, is a regular for the Swiss under-19s and appears to have a big future ahead of him.
Should Southampton have kept Jankewitz?
The news was shared on Twitter by Southampton’s official channel, and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters. They took to the social media platform to share their thoughts over what one fan called a “ridiculous decision” by the Saints.
Let’s see what these fans had to say about Jankewitz leaving
“So much pain.”
“Horrendous decision, really not sure about this.”
“Poor decision by the club, have a struggling first team and let the most promising youth players go without giving them a proper chance”
“Gonna regret this”
“What a wasted opportunity and I’d like to know why one of our most promising talents see their future elsewhere?”
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