Southampton star offers no guarantees over his future

Southampton Football Club

Following reports that he will consider his future, Dusan Tadic has been far from reassuring when discussing whether he will remain at St. Mary's.

Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic has admitted, as quoted by the Southern Daily Echo, that he cannot guarantee that he will still be at the club by the end of the summer transfer window.

The Serbian international has been a regular for the Saints since becoming manager Ronald Koeman's first signing when he joined from Dutch side Twente for around £11 million in 2014.

The 27-year-old has played 71 games in the two seasons since he arrived in England, but endured a run of games as an unused substitute in February after falling out of favour with Koeman.

He returned to the side at the start of March but featured only as a substitute in the 1-0 defeat to Leicester City last time out after being taken off at half-time in the 3-2 win over Liverpool before the international break.

That has led to speculation that Tadic has had something of a falling out with Koeman, with reports claiming that he is reconsidering his future at the club.

The player himself has now spoken out about these rumours, and though he insisted he is happy at the club he refused to guarantee that he would still be a Saints player come the end of the summer.

Tadic said, as quoted by the Southern Daily Echo: "Everything is okay, I like Southampton, I have great communication with the fans and that’s it. I like to be important for the team. That’s it, to try and help my team Southampton to give fans pleasure.

"I try to be professional and do my best and that’s it [but] we will see at the end of the season what’s going to happen. You never know in football.

"You never can guarantee some things because I have two years contract after the summer and, you never know, not just for me, but for every player, you never know where it’s your future. Football is like that you know, one day you are there, one day somewhere else. 

Tadic has scored six goals in 34 appearances for Southampton this season as the club look to push up into a European spot under Koeman's rule.

After replacing Matt Targett at half-time of the 1-0 defeat to Leicester, he will be hoping to regain his starting spot when his side host struggling Newcastle on Saturday.

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