Long managed only two goals for Southampton last season - a figure already passed by Ings - but his new teammate believes his qualities still shine through.
Shane Long failed to score once again as Southampton limped to a 2-2 Premier League draw with Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday night.
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic are reportedly hoping to sign Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long from Southampton.
Celtic are reportedly interested in signing Shane Long on loan this summer, but would Southampton really want to let the forward go?
Celtic are linked with Shane Long, but would his arrival imply that a big-name departure awaits the Hoops?
Celtic are one of the sides reportedly interested in signing Southampton forward Shane Long on loan this summer.
Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic and Aston Villa reportedly want to sign Shane Long on loan from Southampton in the summer transfer window.
Celtic have been linked with the Southampton striker recently.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers is reportedly keen to bring the Southampton forward to Parkhead.
Sheffield United reportedly want to sign Scott Hogan from Championship Aston Villa - who in turn want Shane Long from Premier League outfit Southampton
The former Reading man just dropped down the pecking order at St Mary's.
The Irishman would not have been a better option than the summer signing from AZ Alkmaar.
For Southampton, it was a night they will cherish for a long time and a victory that will go straight into the list of great occasions in the club’s history.