In an exclusive interview with The Transfer Tavern, Daniel Pinder, Editor-in-Chief at Get German Football News, has claimed that Southampton will have to pay upwards of £20 million if they want to sign Martin Hinteregger this summer.
Southampton were linked with the centre back last summer and rumours have increased lately with Jannik Vestergaard linked with a move away to Tottenham Hotspur, which could potentially allow the Saints to reignite their interest in Hinteregger.
Should Southampton sign Hinteregger
The 28-year old has been a mainstay in an Eintracht Frankfurt side that are currently in a position to qualify for the Champions League, ahead of teams such as Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach.
Spaking on how much Martin Hinteregger would cost Southampton and why he will likely cost that much, Pinder told The Transfer Tavern:
“Well he’s 28-years old now so he’s just entering his prime, and he’s got a contract until 2024 so I would say you’re looking at a fee upwards of £20 million.”
Frankfurt’s Director of Football, Fredi Bobic, is leaving the club at the end of the season which could cause an exodus of their top players to leave.
If they qualify for the Champions League though, that can convince their top players such as Hinteregger and Andre Silva to stay at the club amidst interest across Europe.
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