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Southampton are interested in signing Neco Williams from Liverpool in the summer transfer window, according to HampshireLive.

It has been reported that right-back Williams is on the shortlist of potential targets for Southampton.

Brandon Williams of Manchester United is also claimed to be of interest to the Saints.

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Going out on loan to Southampton?

It is hard to see Liverpool sell Williams this summer.

The Wales international is only 20 years of age and has made only a handful of appearances for the first team so far in his career.

If Williams leaves, then it is likely to be on a loan deal.

The Wales international will surely want to make it big at Liverpool, but at the moment, there is the small matter of Trent Alexander-Arnold in his way.

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Alexander-Arnold is one of the best right-backs in the world.

The England international is the first-choice right-back, and Williams would find it hard to get in the team ahead of him.

Joining Southampton on a loan deal might not be a bad idea.

Yes, Williams will still have to work extremely hard to get into the team, but he will have a better chance of doing so at Southampton.

However, any potential transfer deal will probably have to wait a while.

That’s because Williams is on international duty with Wales at the Euro 2020 finals.