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Southampton to ward off Spurs interest with new deal

Southampton have a fight on their hands to hold onto impressive attacker Shane Long and hope to ward off interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool by extending the forward’s contract, according to The Sun. The Republic of Ireland international had a strong end of the season specifically and will go to Euro 2016 this summer […]

Does a loan move beckon for this Gunner?

Calum Chambers looks set to be sent out on loan next season, with Arsene Wenger keen for the young defender to get games under his belt as well as search for a new centre-back this summer. The Gunners signed Chambers for a reported £16 million from Southampton in 2014, and despite a promising start to

Pelle strikes as pale Azzurri beat Scots

Ta’ Qali (Malta) (AFP) – Southampton striker Graziano Pelle hit a second-half winner as an injury-depleted Italy beat Scotland 1-0 in a disjointed Euro 2016 friendly in Malta on Sunday. With his midfield decimated through injuries to Claudio Marchisio and Marco Verratti, and Thiago Motta and Riccardo Montolivo resting due to calf problems, Italy coach Antonio Conte gave Roma’s Daniele De Rossi a chance to impress before announcing his 23-man Euro 2016 squad on Tuesday. Inter striker Eder was in a similar position, having failed to spark for the Nerazzurri following his move from Sampdoria

Captain Wanyama salvages draw for Kenya

Johannesburg (AFP) – Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama converted a penalty to earn Kenya a 1-1 home draw with Tanzania on Sunday in a warm-up match ahead of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.  A crude tackle just inside the box led to the spot-kick and although the Tanzanian goalkeeper correctly guessed the direction of the penalty, it was too hard and high for him to stop. Captain Wanyama equalised close to half-time and six minutes after Elias Maguli had put the visitors head at Moi International Sports Centre stadium in Nairobi.

Striker wanted by West Ham and Southampton given £19m tag

Juventus are willing to sell West Ham United and Southampton striking target Simone Zaza this summer but will ask for £19 million for his signature, according to Corriere Della Sera. The Italy international has been included in Antonio Conte’s provisional squad for Euro 2016 and is rated as a player capable of scoring consistently at […]