Southampton fans want to sign Thomas Delaney after they were linked with a move for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.
The Saints are preparing for the new Premier League campaign as they look to improve on their 15th place finish last time around. The St. Mary’s Stadium outfit have so far been quiet in the transfer market, with just two new signings made in Romain Perraud (southamptonfc.com) and Danyl Simeu (chelseafc.com), but they are said to be close to signing Valentino Livramento and there are still a few weeks left before the end of the transfer window.
As per Ruhr Nachrichten, the Saints are still interested in capturing Delaney from German outfit Dortmund this summer. The £13.5m-valued 29-year-old has made 86 appearances for the club since moving their from Werder Bremen (Transfermarkt).
Would you like to sign Delaney?
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 Delaney news
“If this is financially feasible for us, it’s one we need to really work hard to tie up. Another midfielder might not be the number one priority, but Delaney immediately, and quite significantly, improves the starting line-up.”
“Please get him in.”
“Can’t see it happening but that would be a decent signing.”
“Now Lemina has gone, and Ralph was wanting to keep him, maybe it’s a possibility”
“Would be a great signing but I really can’t see that happening”
In other news, Southampton have been urged to sign this midfielder.
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