Southampton Rumours Archive May 28 2012

 

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28 May 2012 23:55:26
Daily Mirror, this evening, reporting that Southampton have agreed a fee of around £6.5M, which could also see Richard Chaplow going the other way

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For who.?

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Jay Rodriguez

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I'd rather get someone with prem experience
Lambert sharp lee are not proven in the prem

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Burnley have accepted 7 mil for Jay Rodriguez

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I do believe it's it's 7m and chaplows not going anywhere. Heard this in the echo.

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If you read the general page i said that this was a done deal on the 27th
27 May 2012 20:51:50
Burnley fc will this week confirm Jay rod will join Southampton fc on the 1st July for 6.5m - CTS

looks like today or tomorrow this will be confirmed - i did hear that Eddie Howe wants a loan player as part of the deal

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Please not richard chaplow, more like forte barnard puncheon

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It won't be confirmed for a while yet let alone today or tomorrow

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It's a 6.5m deal with Jay Rodriguez to agree terms.

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I hope im proven 100% wrong but dont think jay is a premiership player. but best of luck to him

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It's 7m!!!!!

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Give them guly,barnard and puncheon and we will take jay rod and charlie austen for 6.5 m

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His not worth 7 mil

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Lambart, Sharp, Lee? Grant Holt springs to mind! J Rod is agreed, and all 3 names mentioned will do fine in the Prem. In fact I would say that sharp or Lambert would do pretty well in the Euros. And before you all jump down my throat....... I remember people saying that Chambo wouldn't do well at Arsenal let alone the Champions League!

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Think Lambert will do ok in prem, similar to holt but I do personally think Sharp will struggle, good 'fox in box' but no pace at all. Whereas although Lambert also has no pace his overall game/awareness/shooting ability/hold up play counters this, this is 1 area saints are let down in lack of pace, although de ridder has it but not yet clicked. This is why we've gone for jay rod over hooper, although by all means not a whippet he does like to run with the ball

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Yeah but that's where good old lee comes in and he is one speedy nipper

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Lambert is better than Holt, always has been, so stop comparing the two!

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28 May 2012 15:23:01
Raffael of Hertha Berlin is on Nigel Adkins' radar. They were just relegated so maybe a cheap player to pick up.

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Oh great, linked with another player that wasnt good enough for their current league.

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So Junior hoilett wasn't good enough for the premiership then? Get a grip.

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Or matt jarvis, yakubu, robinson to name a few?

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Relegated teams doesn't mean every individual player is useless!

Prime example: Podolski was relegated with Cologne and now is playing for Arsenal... would you turn his signature down? No of course you wouldn't!

Muppets on here think that Southampton are too good for relegated players, we need to be realistic and make clever, cheap investments. Not just buy big names already in the prem.

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28 May 2012 14:40:13
Hey Saints fan Ireland here great to see them back in the big time. Just looking at the rumours here few decent players mentioned. Ince looks like he might be the part alright phillips better in my opinion. Think there is better options out there proven players is what we need for first season back and build on that. As for Hooper I just think its a huge risk id bang a few goals in Scotland :).. Look at McDonald and Boyd really struggled in championship premiership is another step up again. Yak i know an ex pompey but know where the net is 17 goals at a very poor Blackburn side. Lukaku would be decent loan signing I think. Def need a keeper to push davis aswell and a cb with speed think we lack abit of pace there.

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Hooper at least managed to score a decent amount in the Championship too....

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As long as we stay in the premier league Im happy out be it hooper the yak or whoever else....

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Whats there to disagree with in that comment could ya tell me :)

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28 May 2012 13:16:39
Saints are set to make an offer of £2m plus Jason Puncheon for Blackpools Tom Ince- source Sky Sports

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God I hope this comes true!!

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Am I the only saints fan who wants to keep Puncheon, he played well for Blackpool when they where in the prem and in my opinion is our 2nd best winger behind lallana

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Puncheon has obviously really upset Adkins. We don't want anything to disrupt the dressing room. He can be a very good Championship player, but not Premiership. Get rid.

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Yeah i agree not good influence

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Phillips and Ince for 5 million + Puncheon

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He did not upset Adkins, his argument was with Cortese, hence the remarks on twitter.

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You are alone.get rid

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28 May 2012 07:51:04
Newly promoted Southampton FC are looking to beat Swansea City at the eleventh hour to the signing of Hoffenheim midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. He is available for £7million and Saints' chairman Nicola Cortese has authorised the transfer. While Sigurdsson spent half of last season on loan at the Liberty stadium, he is believed to be keen on living near his former home outside Reading.

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All wrong Swansea have aggred 6.5 mil for him today

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Stop posting rubish for the sake of it, boring as hell and you let yourself down.

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He's agreed personal terms with Swansea, and the fee is 6.8 million

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If he was to go back to newly promoted club, Mcdermott (manager of Reading) would want him back mon his side yet again.

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