My tribe

Hiroshima's Lee set to sign with Southampton

Sanfrecce Hiroshima striker Tadanari Lee will officially join Southampton once he passes a medical and receives a work permit.

The 26-year old Japan international has been linked with the Saints for a few weeks and is now in Southampton ready to train with the club ahead of his move which should be finalised soon.

Lee needs to have a visa application approved before signing a two-and-a-half-year deal but once that is concluded, he is looking forward to helping the St Mary's club achieve success.

"The league is so competitive. I hope I can contribute to the team anyway I can," Lee told the Mainichi Daily.

 The game is about opinions. Make yours heard! Join the nation on Facebook today:

Andrew Slevison
About the author

Andrew Slevison

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?