Saints In Pole Position To Sign Demarai Gray From Leicester
Sunday, 3rd Jan 2021 20:46
Demarai Gray has been told by Leicester City that he will not be offered a new deal in the summer when his current contract ends and Saints are being touted as the favourits to land his signature.
Saints are reportedly interested in signing Leicester winger Demarai Gray on a free transfer this summer.
The 24-year-old, who was part of Leicester's title winning squad in the 2015-16 season, is out of contract at the end of June and has been told by the club he will not be getting a renewal.
He is free to speak to clubs from abroad now, but the reality is that his agent will also be sounding out Premier League clubs about his availability'
Gray joined Leicester in January 2016 just in time to help them win the Premier League title that season, although all but 1 of his 12 appearances were off the bench, that was the case for most of his games in his first couple of years, but in 2018/19 he seemed to make a breakthrough starting 23 and coming on in another 11 games.
But last season he started only 3 games and this season has managed just one appearance, that off the bench for 18 minutes.
The media are reporting that Saints are looking to take him on a free transfer in the summer, but Leicester may be interested in a loan deal now with a permanent move in the summer and that could be the way that Saints might prefer to go.
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