Souness denies Southampton takeover bid

Former Southampton boss Graeme Souness has scotched reports linking him with a bid for the cash-strapped Championship club.

The Scot, who guided Saints clear of relegation from the Premier League in 1997, insists rumours he is part of a consortium ready to make an offer for the club are wide of the mark.

"I don't know where that has come from and it is not true," he told the Southern Daily Echo.

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