'He doesn't have a future' - Koeman on future of Artur Boruc

St Marys Southampton

Ronald Koeman says that Artur Boruc has no chance of making it back in the first-team set-up at Southampton.

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says that Artur Boruc has no future at St. Mary's, regardless of how well he plays while on a loan spell with Bournemouth.

The Polish stopper has impressed in the Championship, but Koeman has ruled out any chance of him being brought back into the first-team fold at Saints. 

The Dutch boss says that he is happy with all the current goalkeeping department at the club and he will be looking to move Boruc on in the near future. 

“I am happy about the goalkeepers that we have,” he said to the Daily Echo

“We have four goalkeepers – we have Fraser, we have Kelvin as the second goalkeeper and we have two young ones."

“In my opinion that’s enough and he’s ending a contract. He doesn’t have a future [at Saints] and it’s normal you give the future to the rest of the goalkeepers.”

Boruc's loan spell is due to expire in January, but it seems that Koeman would be open to an extension of this move. 

The custodian is also free to speak to foreign clubs about a pre-contract in January as his current deal with Southampton is due to expire in the summer and no new contract will be offered.

For now his focus will simply be on helping Bournemouth continue their impressive campaign in the second tier, though. 

Eddie Howe's side have been one of the division's surprise packages this season and look firmly in promotion contention. 

The Cherries are currently in third position in the table and they face Cardiff City this weekend aiming to grab another three points to add to their total. 

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