It's been reported Ings plans to leave Saints this summer for a Champions League club.
Saints would like to extend their top scorer's contract, which runs until 2022, ahead of time.
But manager Ralph Hasenhuttl admits they struggle in the wages battle in the Premier League: “We are definitely not the best-paying club in the league."
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