The Daily Star says Saints and Napoli are set for a £9million transfer scrap over City outcast Rodwell.
The Dutchman, having lost FIVE senior stars since taking charge at St Mary's, is desperate to bring in quality replacements and quickly.
And Koeman, who wants to play a possession game on the south coast, reckons talented Rodwell fits the bill perfectly.
The Saints, of course, will have no problem matching any Napoli offer after raising £90m through their huge summer sale.
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