Southampton fans react as Hammers reportedly eye Liverpool attacker
Southampton are one of six clubs, four of which are from the Premier League, battling to sign Liverpool striker Divock Origi this summer. Origi only managed 181 minutes of Premier League football during the 2020-21 campaign. Some Southampton fans have discussed Origi, amid reports.
Origi, 27, has fallen down the pecking order behind Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota. Despite remaining a hero at Liverpool for his semi-final brace against Barcelona in the Champions League – and then his strike against Tottenham in the final – Origi is likely to go. Mainly because of his contract.
What are Southampton fans saying about Liverpool ace Origi?
Southampton really need a striker this summer. Even if England ace Danny Ings stayed, they would need additions in the final third. But ex-Liverpool striker Ings looks more than likely to go – with Tottenham frontrunners. it is believed a fee in the region of £25m would be enough for Spurs to sign him.
Saints fans have reacted on Twitter to reports that their club are considering a move to sign Origi. 90Min say they face competition from Celtic, Rangers, Palace, West Ham and Newcastle. But Saints fans have reacted the reports, urging their club to sign the £60k-a-week (Spotrac) ace.
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