According to Hampshire Live, Southampton are hoping to announce the sale of Angus Gunn to Norwich City on Monday.
The Lowdown: Goalkeeper exit needed
As it stands, Ralph Hasenhuttl has three goalkeepers at his disposal in Alex McCarthy, Fraser Forster and Gunn.
With the former two sharing shot-stopping duties throughout last term, it always felt as though Gunn would be the man to depart. Now, it appears a decision has been made.
The Latest: Gunn to move to Norwich
Gunn spent last season on loan at Stoke City, and it now appears he will be departing the club on a permanent basis.
The Verdict: Makes sense
After the 25-year-old signed for the Saints from Manchester City in 2018, many will have hoped he could become the long-term number one of the St. Mary’s outfit. However, he has managed just 32 appearances during that time, conceding 52 goals, with his last Saints appearance coming during the 2019/20 season (Transfermarkt).
Should Southampton sell Gunn?
At Stoke, he managed just 15 Championship appearances. He has yet to live up to his potential, but it seems Southampton will still be able to make a considerable six-figure fee from his sale.
This represents good business for a player who just hasn’t looked up to it. As the first multi-million deal of the summer for the Saints, they will be hoping to build on this good start by cashing in on a few more unwanted players, hopefully in other multi-million-pound deals, and then using those funds to secure moves for their own targets.
In other news, Southampton make an approach for this in-demand left-back.
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