Koeman Says Alderweireld Would Like To Stay At Saints
Tuesday, 30th Jun 2015 22:48
Ronald Koeman has been quoted as saying that Toby Alderweireld would like to stay at Saints but the problem is Athletico Madrid
Ronald Koeman has hinted that the problem about signing Toby Alderweireld is not the player himself, but Athletico Madrid who having bought out Saints right to sign the player are now trying to foist him to the highest buyer and trying to play Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur off against each other.
Koeman said: "The player would like to stay and we would like to keep him.
"But it is a little difficult at the moment with Atletico Madrid. I have a great hope that he will stay with Southampton."
Certainly as we have learned from the twists and turns in the Clyne and Schneiderlin saga's the rumours in the press about imminent transfers happening in days are often far from the truth, for Saints sake I hope that is true about Alderweireld and that he will return to St Mary's as a permanent Southampton player.
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