More bad news for Southampton as Schneiderlin hands in transfer request

Arsenal v Southampton 2012 Pregame with Schneiderlin

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has handed in a transfer request.

It has just gone from terrible to absolutely disastrous for Southampton as they could be set to lose another star player in the form of French midfielder, Morgan Schneiderlin.

According to Sky Sources, the 24-year-of midfielder has handed in a formal transfer request despite the fact that there are three-years remaining on his contract at St Mary's.

Schneiderlin posted an angry tweet yesterday slamming Southampton for selling all of their top class players and for reportedly rejecting his desire to move to Tottenham Hotspur.

 

Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren have all joined Liverpool, whilst Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers have joined Manchester United and Arsenal respectively.

A London-based journalist also leaked unconfirmed reports onto Twitter earlier today that there had been a bust-up at this morning's Southampton training session.

 

The journo' then went on to speculate that the fallout was likely the result of Schneiderlin's Twitter outburst, which did not go down too well with some of his team-mates.

Spurs have been credited with an interest in the midfielder for most of the summer, and Schneiderlin is thought to be very keen on joining up with former Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane. 

Daniel Levy was reportedly ready to part with £20 million for the France International, but Southampton aren't really too strapped for cash considering they've accumulated approximately £95 million from sales already this summer!

Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger was adamant when telling talkSPORT that no more players would depart the club this summer, a statement that included Jay Rodriguez, who is also interesting Spurs, and the wantaway Frenchman.  

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