There are reports Southampton offered €20m for Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, but the Roma striker does not want the Premier League.
Osvaldo has a very fractious rapport with the Giallorossi supporters, former Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli and clashed with some of his teammates too.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Southampton put forward a bid worth €20m for the Italy international who was born and raised in Argentina.
The 27-year-old was specifically requested by manager Mauricio Pochettino, who already worked with him at Espanyol.
However, it is believed Osvaldo does not want to join a Premier League club, as he either hopes to stay in Serie A or move back to La Liga.
He had already been linked with Tottenham in recent weeks. Osvaldo was dropped from the Confederations Cup squad after publicly insulting Roma Coach Andreazzoli.
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