Morgan Schneiderlin comments on his future, no club has an advantage

Arsenal v Southampton 2012 Pregame with Schneiderlin

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur linked Morgan Schneiderlin says he has no agreement with any club to leave Southampton.

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has been quoted by Goal discussing his future.

The Saints midfielder has been linked with a move to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, both mentioned in Goal’s piece, but they could both struggle to get their hands on him.

“I haven't had contact with [Arsene] Wenger. Clubs are interested in me but I've not given my word to anyone,” said the Frenchman.

“No (not put off of leaving because of Yohan Cabaye’s struggles at PSG), because I want to play at the highest level, Cabaye is an excellent player who joined PSG to win titles.”

Southampton have been rightly bullish over questions that key players for Ronald Koeman, including Schneiderlin, could leave this summer.

At the moment, it’s confusing to see why they would want to because the Saints are well in the hunt for a top four place, which would mean qualification into the Champions League for next season.

That would make it difficult for any player to leave, especially to a club which may not boast the same prospects as the Saints looking ahead to next season.

The top players want to play in the top competitions and any form of European football for next season would aid Southampton’s chances of keeping any player linked with a move away.

An awful lot has to happen before Schneiderlin turns his back on Southampton and at the moment, Saints fans can feel safe they’ll still have one of their best players beyond the summer.

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