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Southampton to Sign £4m Dutch Winger as Ronald Koeman Begins January Spending

St Mary’s side chase Werder Bremen wide-man.

Southampton boss is readying a bid for Werder Bremen winger Eljero Elia according to the Daily Mirror.

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The Dutch boss wants to make the 27 year old his first January transfer window capture and the experienced wide-man will apparently be available for as little as £4m.

Elia is Arjen Robben’s Dutch national team understudy and a player of obvious quality who could well help to strengthen the Saints squad as the south-coast side look to get their season back into gear after a recent drop in form.

The former Hamburg and Juventus man has previously been linked with both Liverpool and Everton and may well be keen on a move to the Premier League with his career in Germany stuttering a tad.

Koeman’s side started the season in superb fashion and even after losing four Premier League games on the trot Southampton still sit handily in fifth spot.

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