Many Southampton fans are happy to see Jannik Vestergaard leave the club after it was reported that Jose Mourinho wants to take him to AS Roma.
The Saints have a big summer ahead of them as they aim to improve on their 15th-placed Premier League finish last term. They have already made one signing, with Romain Perraud joining from Brest (southamptonfc.com), but Southampton may move Danny Ings on after he turned down a new four-year contract at St Mary’s (Sky Sports).
It seems that the Saints could also be losing another key player in Vestergaard. As per The Athletic, Mourinho is looking to make the Denmark international one of his first signings in the Italian capital.
However, it seems that many Southampton fans would not be disappointed to see him depart – some have suggested that they already have a capable backup in Mohammed Salisu, and his £16.2m Transfermarkt valuation suggests that the Saints could receive a big fee from selling him.
Do you want Vestergaard to leave?
The news was shared on Twitter by @SaintsExtra, and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters. These fans took to the social media platform to share their thoughts on Roma’s interest in the 28-year-old, who turned in some performances which met with criticism from a portion of Southampton supporters last season.
Let’s see what these fans had to say about the Vestergaard news
“I know Mourinho’s managerial career has been on the decline for a few years, but going from managing prime John Terry to Sergio Ramos to Jannik Vestergaard is probably a sign to give it up and stick to talkSPORT.”
“They will probably overpay so I guess that’s ok”
“He’s all yours Jose”
“If the money is right (£20m+) Jose can have him, no issues with replacing him, Salisu looks good and can run unlike poor old Vestergaard”
“more than welcome to. need the money”
“Saints fan … believe me he’s is welcome to go asap…”
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