Blow For Southampton Midfielder

Published 08/02/2014, 6:14 AM EDT

Want-away Southampton star, Morgan Schneiderlin, will not be allowed to go anywhere, confirms new saint’s boss, Ronald Koeman. The prolific box to box midfielder is believed to be one of the best defensive minded players in the Premier League and has been rewarded with two caps for France at the senior level. He has also captained the U-16, U-17 and U-18 sides of his country.


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Schneiderlin, 24, reportedly wanted to reunite with the former Southampton boss Pochettino and follow him to Tottenham Hotspur. He was so keen for a move to Spurs that he had also submitted an official transfer request to the officials of his present club. But unfortunately, Koeman has dismissed any possibility of a move for the hard-working midfielder.

The transfer denial from the Saint’s made the Southampton no. 4 so frustrated that forced him to make the following tweet-


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“6 years of an amazing journey #saintsfc DESTROYED in 1 hour!!!”

In reaction to this the new Southampton boss told to the media:

“We have spoken about that (the tweet) and I have told Morgan these things need to be kept in house. He is a Southampton player and he will continue to be so. He will be involved in our friendly against Bayer Leverkusen next week and against Liverpool on the first day of the season.”

If Morgan is eventually allowed to leave the club, it would act as an addition to the first team mass exodus this summer, with the likes of Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw and Dejan Lovern already finding new clubs for themselves.

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