05 Jul 2019 17:36:47
Hi ed . any truth in the rumours that saints are in talks with hull over the signing of Jarrod Bowen .

{Ed002's Note - I don't know Mark.}

1.) 05 Jul 2019
05 Jul 2019 21:16:31
Ok cheers . just that he has been backed in to 54 to join saints with bookies.

2.) 05 Jul 2019
05 Jul 2019 22:06:28
He's also been linked to Spurs, Arsenal and Burnley.

3.) 06 Jul 2019
06 Jul 2019 04:29:04
I think until a load of players leave most of our efforts will be concentrated on finding a new CB instead of another winger or forward, for now.

If/ once we manage to sell boufal, Carrillo, clasie etc it'll free up some funds and make space in the squad. We still have too many players as it stands. We can't just add more.

Got a winger, got a striker, centre back is next on the list.

4.) 06 Jul 2019
06 Jul 2019 13:36:09
Agreed with MilkySaint, from reports it seems that Gallagher is close to Blackburn, Austin, McCarthy and Stephens are of interest to Aston Villa, and Carrillo could return to Madrid with Getafe or Legánes.
Boufal still has a holiday to take before returning to the squad but will probably leave shortly.

It seems Clasie, Reed, Hoedt and Cédric will either be reintegrated into the squad or at least reassessed this preseason. I can't see Forster leaving anytime soon.

I expect at least 2 or 3 sales before another comes in.

5.) 07 Jul 2019
07 Jul 2019 08:02:29
I doubt Hoedt and Cedric will be reintegrated as it was Hassenhutl himself who sanctioned their loan moves.

6.) 07 Jul 2019
07 Jul 2019 10:21:35
I hope not Vick!

7.) 07 Jul 2019
07 Jul 2019 11:39:24
I think that Cedric did OK during his time with us but he'd obviously only be back up to Valery now so best if we can move him on. As for Hoedt, I think that he was against the trade descriptions act, touted as a defender but he couldn't defend so get him out ASAP. Gallagher and Stephens were never quite good enough for the Prem in my opinion. Carillo wasn't given a chance really but he doesn't look to be the sort of player that Ralph wants and although Boufal has undoubted skills his attitude let's him down but who knows, he may have grown up a bit and do the business for Ralph. I keep hearing rumours of offers for Clasie so I don't know what's happening there. Austin should go, McCarthy has admitted that he's open to a move and I'm sorry to say that I think that Forster is content to just sit on the bench and pocket his salary. We definitely still need a central defender that can command and marshal the defence and I feel that will be all the players in for this summer.