As featured on NewsNow: Football news

​Southampton winger Sims explains reason behind NY Red Bulls loan

Southampton winger Josh Sims has talked about his move to New York Red Bulls.

22-year-old Sims left on a loan deal this summer that surprised many.

And he has explained the connection between New York and Ralph Hasenhuttl's former club RB Leipzig played a part in the move.

"On paper, it seems a bit of a weird one but there was thought behind it," revealed the Saints academy star to reporters.

"With Ralph, the manager at Southampton, being from a Red Bull team, the way he sort of sets up the team with tactics at Southampton is similar to this.

"Southampton are very good. They watch all the games, they ask me how I'm getting on during the week. I'm not just sort of out of sight, out of mind.

"That's a big thing as well because I'm still a Southampton player so I don't want to be forgotten about. I don't feel forgotten about."

Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Ansser Sadiq

Have your say

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free