Southampton: All the 2020/21 summer transfer links involving Saints

The 2020/21 season will be one that Southampton will be targeting significant progress in after sorting their first-team squad.

Saints did very well to pick up some excellent results during June and July after the Coronavirus suspension and eventually finished 11th and on 52 points in the 2019/20 Premier League standings.

Since then, two signings have arrived in Kyle Walker-Peters and Mohammed Salisu from Spurs and Real Valladolid respectively, whilst former club captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has departed.

Further moves can be expected and there have certainly been plenty of players linked with St Mary’s with the gap to the upcoming season getting ever smaller.

Below is a list of all the rumours that have been seen so far, and there certainly have been plenty:

Southampton Chairman Gao Jisheng (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)


Marco Silvestri, Goalkeeper, Hellas Verona – Saints have been following Silvestri

Kyle Walker-Peters, Right-Back, Spurs, £12m – Walker-Peters and Hojbjerg agree five-year dealsCONFIRMED SIGNING

Deyovaisio Zeefuik, Right-Back, Groningen, £4m – Saints transfer target wants move to Germany instead

Omar Elabdellaoui, Right-Back, Olympiacos, free – Saints interested in Norwegian defender

Takehiro Tomiyasu, Right-Back, Bologna – Saints keen on promising Japan international

Mohammed Salisu, Centre-Back, Real Valladolid, £11m – Saints secure first summer signing on four-year dealCONFIRMED SIGNING

Rob Dickie, Centre-Back, Oxford United – Saints linked with standout League One defender

Jean-Clair Todibo, Centre-Back, Barcelona, Loan – Proposal made for Todibo

Axel Disasi, Centre-Back, Reims, 15 million euros – Saints have made Disasi offer

Omar Colley, Centre-Back, Sampdoria, 15 million euros – Club ready to make offer for defender Colley

Martin Erlic, Centre-Back, Spezia – Saints scouted Serie B defender

Alfie Kilgour, Centre-Back, Bristol Rovers – Club have been eyeing defender Kilgour

Malang Sarr, Centre-Back, OGC Nice – Saints looking at France international with expiring contract

Diogo Leite, Centre-Back, Porto – Club still interested in Porto defender

Evan N’Dicka, Centre-Back, Eintracht Frankfurt – Saints lining up transfer for Frankfurt’s N’Dicka

Orel Mangala, Central-Midfielder, Stuttgart, £6m – Saints eye Stuttgart’s Orel Mangala as replacement

Conor Gallagher, Central-Midfielder, Chelsea, Loan – Saints targeting transfer for impressive Chelsea youngster

Lewis Wing, Midfielder, Middlesbrough – Saints showing serious interest in talented Middlesbrough man

Florian Grillitsch, Midfielder, Hoffenheim, £25m – Saints linked with Austrian midfielder

Olivier Ntcham, Central-Midfielder, Celtic, £5m – Saints have their eyes set on Celtic’s Ntcham

Harry Wilson, Attacking-Midfielder, Liverpool, Loan – Club interested in signing Harry Wilson

Weston McKennie, Central-Midfielder, Schalke 04, £25m – High transfer cost sees Saints move on from McKennie/Saints “favourites” in race for McKennie transfer

Jeremi Rodriguez, Full-Back, Las Palmas, £400k – Saints closing in on Jeremi Rodriguez

Yoane Wissa, Winger, Lorient – Saints one of seven clubs looking to sign Wissa

Milot Rashica, Forward, Werder Bremen – Saints interested in Bundesliga winger

Oli Watkins, Forward, Brentford, £18m – Saints show heavy interest in Championship top scorer

Issah Abass, Forward, Mainz – Saints express interest in signing young Ghana forward


Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, to Spurs for £15m + add-onsWalker-Peters and Hojbjerg agree five-year dealsCONFIRMED DEPARTURE

Jannik Vestergaard, to Leicester City for £26m – Vestergaard will leave Saints this summer

Fraser Forster, to “top-four club” – “Top-four club” want to sign Forster this summer

Harrison Reed, to Fulham for £8m – Harrison Reed may make switch to Fulham permanent

Wesley Hoedt, to Antwerp/Club Brugge for £6.5m – Hoedt looks on his way to Belgium

Mario Lemina, to Werder Bremen – Lemina linked with Werder Bremen transfer/Saints receive multiple enquiries for midfielder


Ryan Bertrand – New contract planned to thwart Foxes interest/Experienced defender close to new Saints contract

Oriol Romeu – Saints duo set for contract renewal talks

James Ward-Prowse – Huge statement as Saints captain set for long-term contract


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