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Does Ryan Bertrand need to quit Southampton after World Cup snub?

Ryan Bertrand of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England.

Ryan Bertrand could have to weigh up his Southampton future.

Ryan Bertrand of Southampton in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England.

Ryan Bertrand has fair reason to feel bitter about his snub from England's World Cup squad.

He played 23 more Premier League games than Danny Rose this season, and he is a more specialised left-back than either Fabian Delph or Ashley Young.

His snub reflects poorly on Gareth Southgate, but it will likely also provide Bertrand with reason to consider his future.

Ryan Bertrand of Southampton runs with the ball during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton at Vitality Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Bournemouth, England.

Bertrand will have been quietly gearing up for a potential exit from the Saints this summer recently, fearing relegation, but the club's impressive turnaround gives him an option to stay.

He may now be questioning whether staying put is best for his career.

Despite consistent performances across the past four seasons, something is missing for Bertrand, and a change of scene could see the former Chelsea talent kick on.

Ryan Bertrand of Southampton arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on May 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

He is valued highly, with The Sun recently claiming Southampton would want £25 million for him.

The same report claimed Manchester United, Tottenham, Newcastle and Everton are all keen, with Manchester City previously expressing interest.

SkyBet list newly promoted Wolves as favourites for Bertrand, although their left-back Barry Douglas was one of their best players last season.

Bertrand's best destination is unclear, but it would not be a surprise if he was more open to a move than ever after being snubbed by England.

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