Gaston Ramirez: I believe in Southampton ambitions

Uruguay star Gaston Ramirez is thrilled with his move to Southampton. The former Bologna midfielder joins Saints in a club record deal.

Uruguay star Gaston Ramirez is thrilled with his move to Southampton.

The former Bologna midfielder joins Saints in a club record deal.

"I'm happy to be here at the Club," the 21-year-old told Saints Player.

"I came here because of the project I saw in this club – I believe in [Executive Chairman] Nicola Cortese's project.

"I know that just a few years ago the Club was in the third division, so they have had a great increase in success to be in the Premier League now.

"[Playing in England] was always my dream," he continued.

"I have been following the Premier League since before I was in Italy – that was a positive experience, but now I am delighted to be here in England and to play in the Barclays Premier League.

"Now, I am sure I can do very well for the Club and contribute to our success."

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