Southampton are eager on signing West Ham United’s out of contract defender Ryan Fredericks this summer time, in line with The Telegraph.

The 29-year-old will see his present deal on the London Stadium expire on the finish of June and there’s no sight of a brand new deal being put in entrance of him which signifies that he will likely be leaving the club on a free transfer come 1 July.

Ralph Hasenhuttl desires his Saints to be the primary ones queuing on the door for his signature when that point comes as he seems to cowl for the long-term injured Valentino Livramento.

{The teenager} will likely be out till the brand new 12 months with an anterior cruciate ligament damage and Kyle Walker-Peters is predicted to proceed at left-back the place he has carried out effectively sufficient to get an England call-up this season.

Fulham have additionally proven a slight curiosity in Fredericks, who left Craven Cottage for West Ham in 2018, as they give the impression of being to strengthen their aspect ahead of their Premier League return.

Waste of time

You possibly can perceive Hasenhuttl’s want to have a backup able to cowl for Livramento whereas he’s injured however Southampton have one of many nation’s best academies.

Yan Valery and Kayne Ramsay will each be slightly damage by the Austrian’s insistence on discovering a brand new right-back given they’ve been patiently ready for an opportunity to shine within the Premier League since they have been of age to play.

For us although, we might like to see Fredericks head to the South Coast as a result of we all know that, though he’s very fast, he isn’t Premier League high quality which is why he’s been unable to make it into our crew.

Ben Johnson has already risen by way of the ranks and usurped him as has Vladimir Coufal since his arrival within the capital and nothing the 29-year-old has carried out since has made David Moyes assume he deserves one other go.

He’s been nothing however an emergency participant for us within the final couple of years so if the Saints really need him, then be our company.

In different West Ham information, we’ve been fined £24,000 for an incident that occurred throughout our Europa League semi-final first leg towards Eintracht Frankfurt.

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