Kyle Walker-Peters has told Jose Mourinho that he wants to leave Tottenham Hotspur, and could be tempted by a move to Southampton, according to The Daily Mirror (January 15, page 49).
The newspaper claims Southampton have joined Crystal Palace in the race to sign the Tottenham right-back on loan.
And the Saints manager Ralph Hasenhuttl is said to have made strengthening in Walker-Peters' position his main priority in January.
Tottenham, who have used Walker-Peters on just five occasions this season, have also been tipped to add to their full-back options this month.
Meanwhile, another player linked with Southampton has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with Wolfsburg.
The Saints were said to be closing in on the signing of Marin Pongracic, according to a separate report in Wednesday's Daily Mirror.
The Red Bull Salzburg centre-back came through the ranks at Bayern Munich but has only played seven times for the Austrian side this season - once in the Champions League.
The potential arrivals of Walker-Peters and a Pongracic alternative could push Cedric Soares - who is out of contract this summer - and Jannik Vestergaard - linked with a January transfer - closer to the Southampton exit door.
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