SOUTHAMPTON need to tie up the signing of Brazilian defender Lyanco within the subsequent 24 hours.
The versatile centre-back, 24, is present process his medical as we speak after a £6.4million price was agreed with Torino.
Lyanco had been with linked with Southampton’s rivals Watford previous to his Saints transfer
Lyanco is seen as a substitute for Jannik Vestergaard, who joined Leicester earlier this month for £15m.
In the meantime, Che Adams is relishing the possibility to fill Danny Ings’ boots this season.
Adam Armstrong was recruited from Blackburn as his substitute for £15m and each he and Adams have linked up properly in Southampton’s opening two video games this season.
Requested how he’s dealing with the duty to stepping up now Ings has gone, Adams replied: “I buzz off it.
“I’m a striker that has been right here for a few years now.
“Adam coming in, I’ve received to point out him how we press and the way we do issues right here. It’s as much as me to assist him and make him settle in properly.
“I feel he’s performed that himself and he’s proven along with his performances he can try this as properly.”
Adams thought he had opened his account for the season throughout Sunday’s 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United – solely to see the strike go down as a Fred personal aim.
The Scotland worldwide, 25, added: “I knew it took a deflection however I didn’t assume they’d give it as an personal aim.
“I haven’t seen it again but however I’ll sit and watch it and received’t be completely happy if it is given as an personal aim! There’s nothing I can do about it.”
Hundreds of followers missed kick-off on Sunday on account of a fault with Southampton’s new automated turnstile system which brought on delays of as much as 15 seconds between every supporter’s entry.
To their credit score, Saints promised to refund all attending followers – barring these with hospitality tickets.
That’s believed to have price the membership round £350,000.
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