SAINTS are being linked to one of the top scorers in the 2013/14 French second division.

Andy Delort, 22, bagged 24 goals in 36 Ligue 2 appearances for Tours in what was his first season for the club since arriving from Ajaccio.

He fired a hat-trick against Clermont in the last game of the campaign.

Delort has previously been linked with newly promoted Leicester City and French club Lens.