Why Southampton's Dusan Tadic was the biggest bargain of the summer

Southampton Football Club

Southampton's signing of Dusan Tadic, was even more of a bargain than Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas.

Southampton surely pulled off the bargain buy of the summer transfer window by signing Dusan Tadic for just £11 million. 

The Saints signed Tadic from FC Twente and he has wasted no time settling in the Premier League

Brought in to replace Adam Lallana, who left to join Liverpool, Tadic has been a revelation and already looks one of the most dangerous attacking midfielders in the Premier League.

£11 million in the modern day market is a not a particularly excessive price, yet Tadic looks to be a player of the highest quality. 

The 26-year-old has already repaid his price tag, claiming three goals and seven assists in his first half season in English football.

It is a total of assists which has only been beaten by Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas and Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson so far and it highlights his importance to the side. 

More than just creating chances, Tadic's style and work-rate makes him the central figure for the side and without him their top-four challenge would not be looking as strong. 

It is a deal which deserves a huge amount of praise and a number of clubs across England will be observing his talents with envious eyes, after Southampton picked him up for such an affordable price. 

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