Report: Southampton reject loan offers for Jan Bednarek

New Southampton FC manager Ralph Hasenhüttl during his first press conference at the Staplewood Campus on December 6, 2018 in Southampton, England.

Centre-back Jan Bednarek has only made two Premier League appearances for Southampton this season - could he be on his way out of St Mary's?

Oumar Niasse of Everton and Jan Bednarek challenge for the ball during the Carabao Cup third round match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on October 2, 2018 in Liverpool,...

Jan Bednarek has found first team opportunities hard to come by since he moved to Southampton from Lech Poznan in 2017 for a fee of around £5 million, as reported by the Daily Echo.

The Poland international did have a run in the team during the final few weeks of last season but, in stark contrast, has barely gotten a look in so far since the 2018/19 campaign began.

 

Bednarek is behind Wesley Hoedt, Jannick Vestergaard, Maya Yoshida and Jack Stephens in the pecking order and has been omitted from Southampton’s seven match day squads since the 3-0 home defeat against Chelsea.

Despite this, however, Sportowe Fakty has claimed that Southampton have rejected offers from elsewhere that would have seen Bednarek leave St Mary’s on loan.

Jan Bednarek of Southampton scores his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium on April 14, 2018 in Southampton, England.

But with the January just weeks away, it remains to be seen what the short-term future holds for the promising 22-year-old.

With Ralph Hasenhuttl replacing Mark Hughes in the dugout, Southampton’s fringe players suddenly have a fresh start and a chance to prove themselves all over again.

And with Southampton’s defence throwing away goals at a remarkable rate, surely Bednarek deserves another chance.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool FC runs past Jan Bednarek of Southampton during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Southampton FC at Anfield on September 22, 2018 in Liverpool,...

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