Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Sadio Mane is not for sale, even if £100m was offered

St Marys Southampton

The Saints have lost several key players over the past few years, with Sadio Mane touted to be the next.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has insisted that not one of his players will be leaving the club in January, even if they were offered £100m, as speculation persists over Sadio Mane's future, Sky Sports report.

Mane has been a target for Manchester United since the summer, while Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have now also joined the race, according to the Daily Mail. But Koeman has hit back at the suggestion that the Saints would consider selling.

When asked about whether there would be any outgoings, the Dutchman responded: "No, no, not in January. Already we spoke about that situation. We sell nobody in January.

"Nobody - not even if they pay £100m," he added.

Following the reports two of the Europe's biggest clubs were chasing their star man, Saints fans would be forgiven for thinking that history was about to repeat itself. 

The St Mary's outfit have seen several of their key players move on in recent years. And yet, they continue to find replacements that prove they are more than capable of filling the void left behind. 

However, Koeman's firm stance suggests that the Saints are now concentrating on building with the squad they already have, with Sadio Mane right at the heart of that side. 

The decision may prove to be out of Koeman's hands, however, should one of the European heavyweights make the kind of bid that the board decide they can't turn down.

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