West Ham and Newcastle are keen on marking Mario Lemina from Southampton, with the Gabon worldwide comprehended to be accessible for £7m.
The 27-year-old has made 17 Head Group begins so far this season during his advance spell with Fulham, who have a choice to make his exchange perpetual in the late spring. Yet, with Scott Parker’s side seven focuses loose of a protected position and only five matches remaining, they face a battle to stay in the Chief League.Lemina’s great exhibitions at Fearful Cabin have alarmed West Ham and Newcastle, with beginning contact over a potential exchange having been made with his escort. Having spent keep going season borrowed at Galatasaray in Turkey, Lemina has not played for Southampton since May 2019 yet has two years staying on his agreement in the wake of being endorsed from Juventus in 2017 for a then club record charge of £15.4m.
It is perceived that he isn’t essential for Ralph Hasenhüttl’s arrangements for next season and will be permitted to leave for around £7m. Danny Ings is set to miss Friday evening’s down at home to Leicester because of a hamstring injury, with the Southampton supervisor uncertain when the Britain striker will return.
“It isn’t that [much] more terrible than it saw first but on the other hand it’s that genuine that he misses now a couple of games, I couldn’t say whether he returns for the last games,” Hasenhüttl said. “We have Liverpool and afterward five games in about fourteen days so we need each player.”
Then, Ademola Lookman – who is borrowed at Fulham from RB Leipzig – is an objective for Leicester however could be given a chance in Germany under new administrator Jesse Marsch.
Parker, whose side face Chelsea on Saturday searching for a first success at Stamford Extension since 1979, said he won’t surrender any desire for staying away from assignment presently.
“The explanation I accept is on the grounds that it’s so close, as in the games are so close,” he said. “I realize that [the a minute ago losses are] going to have an impact, I’m not going to mislead you, that has an impact, it will affect the players. I get that in another game’s time or two games, since we can presently don’t say there’s a ton of games left, obviously that is not the situation, however unquestionably would we be able to go to Chelsea, similar to we went to Stockpile and Everton and get an outcome or be in this game and attempt to get something? I accept we can, and in the event that we do, similar to West Brom did, is our image changed? Yes.”It’s my responsibility to continue to bang that drum and anyway I attempt to get that attitude to change in a player – positively my players [do believe it’s over] I need to attempt to change that outlook if that is the situation, and I don’t trust it is.”