Wednesday August 16 2017
Southampton make Hoedt bid

Reports in Italy suggest Southampton have made an official offer of €17m [£15.4m] for Lazio’s Wesley Hoedt.

The Saints are looking for another centre-back after Virgil van Dijk handed in a transfer request, and have been heavily linked with his compatriot Hoedt.

Now Sky Italia is reporting that the Biancocelesti have received an official offer of €17m for Hoedt, who joined on a free transfer in 2015.

The Aquile have not yet accepted the bid, but the offer is the price agreed with the defender and his agent before the start of the transfer window.