Southampton: Three possible replacements for Fraser Forster

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Fraser Forster of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Fraser Forster of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Burnley at St Mary's Stadium on November 4, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) /
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ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – JUNE 04: Goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen of the Netherlands in action during the International Friendly match between the Netherlands and Ivory Coast held at De Kuip or Stadion Feijenoord on June 4, 2017 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – JUNE 04: Goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen of the Netherlands in action during the International Friendly match between the Netherlands and Ivory Coast held at De Kuip or Stadion Feijenoord on June 4, 2017 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images) /

Jasper Cillessen

The Barcelona goalkeeper has struggled to find his feet in Spain, with Marc-Andre ter Stegen making the number one spot his own following Claudio Bravo’s departure just over a year ago.

With just one appearance so far this campaign and only 11 since joining last summer, the Dutch international could be willing to leave the Spanish giants in order to play first-team football.

The ‘keeper is now coming into his prime and would almost certainly want to be playing on a weekly basis, with Ter Stegen far exceeding his ability whilst being three years to his junior.

The 28-year-old Cillessen played regularly for Ajax for four seasons, winning three Eredivisie titles in the process. Known for his shot-stopping and good reflexes, he could be available on a cut-price deal, with Barcelona expected to shift several players including Arda Turan and Paco Alcacer between now and this time and next year.