Report: Sevilla rival Southampton for Dennis Praet, contact already made

Southampton are reportedly keen on the Anderlecht star.

Southampton will have to move quickly to secure Anderlecht star Dennis Praet, as Europa League winner Sevilla have already made contact, reports DH Net.

The Saints are reportedly keen on the Belgian star, with Ronald Koeman having sent brother Erwin to watch the player.

He was present to see Anderlecht’s 5-2 defeat to Genk, and was reportedly delighted with what he saw.

They are keen to make an offer for his services, and will have to do so quickly as Sevilla are also pursuing a move for him.

According to DH Net, they have already made contact with the player, and even invited his father, Herman Praet, to the recent Europa League final clash with Liverpool.

While there, he talked with Sevilla’s sporting director Monchi, with a move for his some surely having been discussed.

The La Liga side could move for him quickly too, with their transfer business to start following the Copa del Rey final with Barcelona on Sunday meaning Southampton may have to move swiftly to beat them.

Much will rest on the future of Ronald Koeman, with Everton reportedly trying to lure him to the club this summer.

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