Southampton fans are far from happy after it was revealed that Jack Stephens is close to agreeing a contract extension with the club ahead of the new season.
The Saints are preparing for the new season, one in which the Saints supporters will demand progress, especially as they only managed a 15th place finish in the Premier League last term and conceded more goals than 18 of the other sides in the top flight (Sky Sports).
As of yet, they have made just one signing – Romain Perraud’s arrival from Brest was confirmed on Friday afternoon – but it seems they are close to tying one of their current players down to a new deal.
According to Hampshire Live, 27-year-old Stephens is within touching distance of signing a contract extension at St. Mary’s Stadium.
Does Stephens deserve a new deal?
The news was shared on Twitter by @SaintsExtra, and it attracted plenty of attention from the supporters. They took to the social media platform to share their thoughts.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about the Stephens news below
“next they will announce a Redmond extension”
“Awful news to wake up to”
“Championship defender at best. Not the worst decision for a team perpetually battling to stay out of the championship.”
“Why?? we need better players not sticking with players that aren’t quite good enough”
In other news, Southampton fans want to sign this winger.
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