Uruguayan set for St Mary’s.
Gaston Ramirez has been strongly linked with interest from both Liverpool and Tottenham so it’s a tad surprising that he appears to be heading to Southampton, who are ready to smash their club record transfer fee to land the impressive 21 year old attacking midfielder.
The youngster has put in two solid seasons in Serie A but appears to have outgrown Bologna who appear willing to cash in on the former Penarol attacker.
Southampton boss Nigel Adkins has already been very active in the transfer market this summer bringing in Nathaniel Clyne and Jay Rodriguez from the Championship and Steven Davis from Rangers.
It’s clear that the South Coast side is looking to improve their squad in order to not only retain their spot in the top tier but also to push on a cement their continued presence in the top tier having spent seven seasons in the Championship and League One.
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