German U21 International Set To Become Southampton's Next Summer Signing
Tuesday, 21st Jun 2022 14:08
According to the media, Saints are set to raid the Bundesliga for a Central defender from VFL Bochum, find out all the info on him here.
VFL Bochum centre-back Armel Bella-Kotchap is on the verge of becoming Southampton's third summer signing, with the club hoping to finalise his signing for a fee in the region of £10m in the next 48 hours.
The 20 year old is seemingly about to arrive at St Mary's on a initial four-year deal with the option of a further 12 months, an agreement that is expected to include a buyout clause.
Chelsea are said to be one of the club's interested in signing the player who will turn 21 in December and already has almost 70 appearances to his name in both the Bundesliga top division and the 2nd tier.
Many media outlets are now picking up on the story with some claiming that the player has been pictured at Staplewood.
Bella-Kotchap is a central defender and so far in his career has only played in this position aside from one occasion he appears to have filled in as a right back.
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