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​Southampton showing interest in Newcastle winger Murphy

Southampton are showing serious interest in Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy.

Football Insider - via the Daily Echo - claims the Saints are willing to secure the 26-year-old in the summer, and would be happy to pay the reported asking price of £3 million.

Murphy has impressed with the Magpies this term, playing 24 games and scoring thrice.

He was on target in their 2-1 win over Burnley in the league on Saturday.

Norwich City and Watford, along with Scottish champions Rangers, also want to sign Murphy.

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