According to journalist Tom Leach, Southampton’s Yan Valery is set to complete a season-long loan move to Olympiacos in Greece.
The Lowdown: Not long left
It is has been a busy transfer period for the Saints, who have brought in six new arrivals throughout the window (Transfermarkt).
Now, the St. Mary’s Stadium outfit look set to turn their attentions to outgoings instead.
The Latest: Valery close to Olympiacos
Ralph Hasenhuttl has said he is happy for the 22-year-old to leave the club on a temporary basis and continue his development elsewhere.
The Verdict: Makes sense
This is a deal that makes perfect sense for all involved. Southampton brought in Valentino Livramento from Chelsea which means, along with Kyle Walker-Peters, the Saints have two options at right-back. That has only pushed Valery down the pecking order.
Does Valery have a future at Southampton?
Hasenhuttl has previously called the defender “fantastic” a couple of years ago (via Read Southampton) – he is someone with plenty of ability, but he needs to play. Should the move to Olympiacos go through, this is a move Valery can grab with both hands.
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