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Nigel Adkins insists Rickie Lambert will not be leaving Southampton during transfer window
SAINTS will turn down all enquiries for talismanic striker Rickie Lambert during the current transfer window.
The 30-year-old goal ace – the club’s top scorer with eight Premier League goals this season and the second highest scoring Englishman in the top flight – has been linked with a move to West Ham.
Hammers boss Sam Allardyce is an admirer of Lambert, pictured left, having praised him during last season’s Championship run-in.
Bemoaning his club’s lack of goals, Allardyce said last March: “If we’d had Rickie Lambert in our team we’d have won the Championship already.”
But Saints boss Nigel Adkins is adamant Lambert will stay.
Full story in today's Daily Echo