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    jls217 wrote:
    Supersaint90 wrote:
    If sniederlin leaves to, we are as good as down!!
    Aren't you being just a tad silly 90? We don't want to lose Spyder or anyone else for that matter but we have the money to replace them all and if they are not happy with us, why should we be happy with them? Love Saints or ---- of should be our message to all of them. BTW we might not make 8th again this season but we will not be going down - promise.
    Have the money, yes, spend the money NO..
    Be clear no board in the history of football has ever admitted it's true intentions, think BHAFC did they know the board was actually selling the Goldstone ground? of course not, weare in a 3 million in i million out scenarion (at best)…
    I truly despise the throwing away of a prize within our grasp…my god SFC as a serious player was there for the taking, never again will that opportunity come to us, nor anyone outside the top 6 again….we could have done what we have never done, namely make ourselves a regional powerhouse à la Bilbao…but no dead hand of 8loody Swiss for the board, capitalizing on what they have as oppossed to what we could be is the order of the day…shameful and unnecessary as KL is already on a monster profit."
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Fee of £20m agreed between Southampton and Liverpool for Dejan Lovren

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

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Basingstoke Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Digital Editor

Liverpool have agreed a fee believed to be in the region of £20m for Saints defender Dejan Lovren.

The Croatian centre half has long been angling for a move to Anfield, after the Premier League runner-ups' interest in him was revealed.

At one point, he even threatened to not return to Staplewood following the World Cup in a bid to force through the move to Liverpool.

Manger Ronald Koeman said last week that he was prepared to let Lovren go if the Reds met Saints' asking price, as he did not want players at Southampton who did not want to be there.

He will be the third Southampton player to swap the South Coast for the North West this summer, following in the footsteps of Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

In total, Liverpool have paid Saints around £49m for the three players, which is half of the total outlay Brendan Rodgers has put on seven new signings.

Lovren joined Saints from French side Lyon for a fee of £8.5m last summer.

It is understood he will undergo a medical tomorrow before finalising the move.

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