Bologna and Southampton agree deal for Ramirez

Southampton have completed the transfer of Gaston Ramirez from Italian club Bologna.

Southampton have completed the transfer of Gaston Ramirez from Italian club Bologna.

The 21-year old Uruguayan winger has now penned a four-year deal with the Saints for a fee in the region of £12million and manager Nigel Adkins is absolutely delighted to secure the services of the promising talent.

"A lot of hard work has gone in from the Football Club with a lot of negotiations behind the scenes to get this deal done,” he told the club’s official website.

"Great credit to everyone because we have a young, exciting talent joining us who is one of the best around.

"The Chairman has gone and backed this deal big-time with the financial outlay, and what we have got is one of the most exciting prospects in world football coming to St Mary’s.

"There is a lot of ambition at the Football Club and we are all delighted that Gaston is going to come and join us."

Ramirez has already obtained a work permit to play in the UK making him available for Southampton’s home clash with Manchester United on Sunday.

 
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