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    Dickosfc wrote:
    Whoever we get in , we need to act fast!!! There is too much at stake to stay in the Premier league this year and a lot of teams will be taking a risks (financially) to remain in the big league. Defending as a whole has been woeful this year so most will be looking for defenders so it’s important that we don’t miss out. Obviously it can also be dangerous to buy the first thing you see but Nicola and Nig certainly need to get their heads down….
    Spot on.

    Whoever we get in, be it 2, 3 or more, they need to have Premier League experience, none of these 'never heard ofs' from the lower leagues or abroad. The season has been tough enough so far and it won't get any easier, so previous experience is a must and they can hopefully hit the ground running. My only concern, as well as availability, is attracting the players we need, considering the position we are in."
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Southampton FC transfer rumours round-up - January 2013

How many handshakes will the members of Saints' transfer committee be having after successful deals this January transfer window?

How many handshakes will the members of Saints' transfer committee be having after successful deals this January transfer window?

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The transfer rumour mill is in overdrive once again, the Daily Echo is helping all Saints fans keep tabs on who Saints have been linked to.

Below we're list all the rumours about who is joining and leaving Southampton this January, as Saints try and stay in the Premier League.

If you come across a rumour that is not listed here, email it to dan.kerins@dailyecho.co.uk or add it to the comments below.

Don't forget, that on transfer deadine day, we will once again be running our live coverage of all the ins-and-outs at St.Mary's as well as keeping you abreast of all the deals being done by Saints' Premier League rivals.

Linked with move to Saints

  • Scott Dann - Mail - £6m
  • Curtis Davies - Birmingham - Mirror - ?
  • Will Buckley - Brighton -  Mirror - £2m
  • Matt Phillips - Blackpool - Mail - £5.5m
  • Carlos Sanchez -- Rangers (Chile) - Sun - £1.5m
  • Michael Dawson - Spurs - Sun - £7.5m
  • Liam Trotter - Millwall - Mail - £2m
  • Paul Robinson - Blackburn - Mail - ?
  • Jack Butland - Birmingham - Mirror - £6m
  • Davide Astori - Cagliari - Star - £8m
  • Gary Hooper - Celtic - Mirror - £6m
  • Steve Gouhouri - Maccabi - Sky - ?
  • Matt Besler - Kansas City - Sun - ?
  • Abdul Kader Keita - Unattached - Sky - Free
  • Shane Lowry - Millwall - People - £1.5m
  • Scott Wiseman - Barnsley - Sun - ?
  • Harry Forrester - Aston Villa - Birmingham Mail - ?
  • Philipe Coutinho - Inter - La Gazzetta - £10m
  • Yossi Benayoun - Chelsea - Sun - Loan
  • Domenico Berardi - Sassuolo - Mail - ?
  • Nathan Redmond - Birmingham - Telegraph - £6m
  • Frederik Sorensen - Bologna - Tipsbladet - ?
  • Christian Gross - Unattached - Mail - Free
  • Roberto Di Matteo - Unattached - Mail - Free
  • Mauricio Pochettino - Unattached - Fichajes - Free
  • Sebastian Fernandez - Malaga - Sky Sports - Loan
  • Sergio Roberto - Barcelona - TalkSport - ?
  • William Vainqueur - Standard Liege - Sun - £2.5m
  • Matej Vydra - Udinese - CaughtOffside - ?
  • Vegard Forren - Molde - Echo - £4m - Done deal
  • John Stones - Barnsley - Mail - £1.5m
  • Mauro Zarate - Lazio - Corriere Dello Sport - ?
  • John Guidetto - Man City - Mirror - Loan
  • Lucas Biglia - Anderlecht - Mirror - £8m
  • Riquelme - Unattached - TFM - Free
  • Ricardo Alvarez - Inter - Ladbrokes - ?
  • Robert Firmino - Hoffenheim - Mail - £7m
  • Moussa Konate - FC Krasnodar - Sky - ?

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  • Name: Mr. Miyagi
  • Dickosfc wrote:
    Whoever we get in , we need to act fast!!! There is too much at stake to stay in the Premier league this year and a lot of teams will be taking a risks (financially) to remain in the big league. Defending as a whole has been woeful this year so most will be looking for defenders so it’s important that we don’t miss out. Obviously it can also be dangerous to buy the first thing you see but Nicola and Nig certainly need to get their heads down….
    Spot on.

    Whoever we get in, be it 2, 3 or more, they need to have Premier League experience, none of these 'never heard ofs' from the lower leagues or abroad. The season has been tough enough so far and it won't get any easier, so previous experience is a must and they can hopefully hit the ground running. My only concern, as well as availability, is attracting the players we need, considering the position we are in.

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