Saints Linked With Chelsea Starlet
Monday, 3rd Jul 2017 10:47
Saints are being linked with a move for another of Chelsea's seemingly endless list of youngsters who spend time out on loan.
Saints fans may remember Izzy Brown from his time at Vitesse Arnhem on loan when he played against us, last season saw him at Huddersfield on loan and they are keen to take him back to Yorkshire next season.
But the problem is that Huddersfield intend to take Kasey Palmer on loan from Chelsea and under Premier League rules they can only take one loan player from a single club, this means that they would have to buy Brown and this is where it gets complicated.
The asking price is around £8 million and that looks a bargain, but the issue is likely to be that Brown may be unwilling to commit himself to the club who start as favourites for relegation straight back down.
This is where Saints come in, Brown would be far more open to move to St Mary's where he will be aware of the club's reputation for developing players and as an established Premier League side he will consider this to be an ideal move for him.
So far this is nothing more than a rumour in The Telegraph, however this suggests that the player's agent is manouevering to get his client a move away from Stamford Bridge and he doesn't fancy Huddersfield.
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