Koeman determined to keep Southampton squad together

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is determined to keep his squad together.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is determined to keep his squad together.

Defender Dejan Lovren continues to be heavily linked with a move to Liverpool while midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is also reported to be attracting interest from the likes of Tottenham and Arsenal.

"We said 'Okay, this is it, we are not a selling club'. The players have contracts. We don't sell any more players and we will try keep to that," Koeman said.

"We sold three players - that's good enough. That's good enough money. Now we will keep the rest and we will continue with what we did last season.

"That's what came out of last year - a great season and they played wonderful games.

"I know Liverpool have a lot of money and they will spend that money and maybe they want to buy a player from Southampton.

"But as manager of Southampton I have to do everything to keep those players. The final decision is with the board."

 
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