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Southampton: Mattias Svanberg drops hint on potential summer transfer

Southampton: Mattias Svanberg drops hint on potential summer transfer -Premier League

In a recent interview, the reported Southampton summer transfer target, Mattias Svanberg, discussed the potential of a move to the Premier League.

In the interview with Swedish outlet Sportbladet (via Sport Witness), the Bologna central midfielder expressed a very strong desire to one day make a move to England, suggesting that the Premier League was the competition he watched most as a child.

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He said: “I think and believe, I hope so at some point. That would be fun [to play in the Premier League]. I’d probably rather play in England. It’s the league you’ve looked at the most when you’ve been a kid and the league I follow the most if I don’t watch Italian football.”

However, when questioned whether this potential move to the Premier League could come after Euro 2020 – with Southampton, Everton and Leicester City all reported to be interested in the Sweden international – the 22-year-old appeared slightly more reserved, suggesting that, as long as he is contracted to Bologna, his immediate future lies in Italy, as far as he is concerned.

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Transfer Tavern Take

So far this season, Svanberg has been in decent form over his 25 Serie A appearances for Sinisa Mihajlovic’s side, chipping in with three goals and providing two assists, as well as averaging a SofaScore match rating of 6.86.

However, considering that the midfielder’s asking price has been quoted as being around €25 million (£21 million), taking into account his level of performance for Bologna so far this season, in addition to the fact that the 22-year-old’s current Transfermarkt valuation is just £8.1 million, this price would appear rather steep.

In other news: loads of Saints fans pleaded for this ‘no brainer’ deal for this ‘superb’ £60k-p/w star – find out more here!

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