Southampton boss Adkins hopes fourth time lucky for Celtic striker Hooper

Southampton boss Nigel Adkins is chasing Celtic striker Garry Hooper.

Southampton boss Nigel Adkins is chasing Celtic striker Garry Hooper.

The Scottish Sun says Premier League new boys Southampton are preparing a £7million close season move for the 24-goal hitman.

Saints gaffer and striker Hooper’s old Scunthorpe mentor Adkins failed with three bids in January.

But he’s ready to go back in for the 24-year-old after Saints sealed their promotion from the Championship at the weekend.

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