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Saints' Gaston Ramirez deal stalled again
11:53pm Tuesday 21st August 2012 in Sport
GASTON Ramirez’s potential record move to Saints has taken another twist.
The protracted transfer saga is still not complete despite more talks between Saints and his Italian side Bologna.
Sources in Italy maintain that the clubs are more or less in agreement over a fee – but cannot agree terms on the schedule of it being paid.
Saints are believed to be prepared to meet Bolgona’s demand of 15m euros for the Uruguayan winger, pictured left, which is about £12m.
Ramirez’s former club Penarol, who still own 30 per cent of the player, are also understood to have agreed a deal with Saints to sell their share in him.
The sticking point remains a payment schedule, with the clubs struggling to find common ground.
Full story in today's Daily Echo