SportRangers leading race for Saints target Aribo
Southampton one of three clubs leading race to sign Harry Wilson
Southampton, Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion are leading the race to sign in-demand Liverpool forward Harry Wilson. According to Sky Sports, the three clubs are leading a host of other interested parties in the race to sign the 22-year-old on a permanent basis. Twitter: Newcastle, Southampton and Brighton lead a host of clubs keen to sign Liverpool’s £25million-rated winger Harry Wilson this summer (@SkySportsPL) Wilson, who is valued at £25m, has enjoyed an excellent loan spell under Frank Lampard at Derby County this season, with the Rams defeating the Saints back in January in the FA Cup third round.
Rangers are reportedly leading Southampton in the race to sign Charlton Athletic’s Joe Aribo after opening talks with the midfielder.
According to the Scottish Daily Mail, cited by, Steven Gerrard’s side have held talks with the 23-year-old ahead of a possible move to Ibrox this summer.
Aribo, who played a key role in the Addicks’ promotion-winning side under Lee Bowyer last season, is out of contract at the Valley next month.
The highly-rated midfielder has been offered a new deal to remain with the club, however, with the Saints, Celtic, Rangers and Aston Villa all interested in the player, Aribo has yet to agree to a new deal.
Aribo has found the back of the net 16 times in 97 games for the Addicks and has caught the eye with his consistent displays in various midfield positions.
A possible move to Southampton may still be on the cards, however, the Saints will face plenty of competition to secure Aribo’s services following the lastest news.
Norwich set to pip Southampton and Celtic to Turnbull.
Celtic have exited the race to sign Motherwell midfielder David Turnbull, who is understood to be a transfer target for Southampton, but Norwich City have emerged as the front-runners. The Hoops had agreed a deal believed to be worth £3.25 million to sign the youngster but failed to secure his signature, as talks broke down between the club and the player’s agent. Southampton reportedly made an eleventh-hour move to recruit the Motherwell star, who scored 16 goals for his side last season, offering Turnbull another possible switch away from Fir Park.