Saints Expected To Start The Salisu Bidding
Thursday, 16th Jan 2020 12:09
Saints are being touted as leading a quartet of Premier League clubs about to bid for Mohamed Salisu.
Premier League Saints, Everton, Newcastle United and Norwich City reportedly want Real Valladolid's La Liga newcomer Mohamed Salisu and the press in Spain say Saints are about to test the water and open up with a bid of £8.5 million.
Real Valladolid’s sporting director has admitted that the 20 year old Central Defender could leave the Spanish side before the month is out, but how many club's are actually interested is open for debate as this one is clearly steered by his agent.
Salisu has a release clause of around £10.5 million, but whether he is worth that after only 19 games in La Liga, his only top flight experience so far, is yet to be decided.
Another Saints target Marin Pongracic has left Red Bull Salzburg and joined Wolfsburg for £9 million, but it should be noted that this is way over his market value, so perhaps Saints felt that he was overpriced if they at all where interested.
We will find out soon if Salisu is genuinely on Saints radar or just a convenient name for his agent to drop when trying to stir up interest.
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