Southampton make move for Man Utd target Frickson Erazo

Southampton have launched a bid for Ecuador defender Frickson Erazo.

Southampton have launched a bid for Ecuador defender Frickson Erazo.

The Daily Mail says Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has tabled a £2.5m bid for Barcelona Sporting Club defender Erazo.

The Ecuador international, 24, has won 21 caps for his country, is rated highly in South America and was monitored closely by Manchester United earlier this year.

Pochettino has opened talks over a deal and hopes to sign the commanding 6ft 3in Erazo early in the window.

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