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Southampton Capture Nathan Redmond For £11 Million As Sadio Mane Switch Looks Inevitable

Redmond have signed winger Nathan Redmond from recently relegated Norwich City on Saturday.

The Birmingham born attacker cost the Saints a hefty figure in excess of £11 million, and he was announced on the club’s official website.

Saints had been monitoring the situation for a while now but had to speed up the process after Premier League rivals Stoke City also expressed interest in the services of the 22-year old.

Redmond said he was delighted to have returned to the top-flight and was looking forward to developing his game at the St Mary’s park.

“It’s a fantastic football club with excellent facilities” Redmond stated after completing his move, “I really feel I can develop my game here”.

Redmond was recenty relegated Norwich City’s second highest scorer in a disappointing 2015/16 campaign, as he found the net 6 times in 35 appearances.

Les Read, Southampton’s Executive Director of Football said the club was delighted to have acquired the services a young English player who had the experience of playing in the top tier.

“Despite being just 22, Nathan has gained plenty of experience in the Premier League, showing his quality at the top level on a consistent basis” explained Read when talking to Southampton’s official website.

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Redmond has been purchased to cover for ’s imminent departure, as court the winger.

Southampton are thought to value the player at £40 million, while Liverpool are ready to offer £30 million.

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