Southampton sign second Chelsea starlet in a week as highly rated full back Tino Livramento joins

Southampton sign next Chelsea starlet in a week as really rated eighteen-yr-outdated complete back again Tino Livramento will make the change to the South Coastline… next in the footsteps of fellow prospect Dynel Simeu

  • MailOnline uncovered on Sunday that the signing was on the verge of completion
  • Tino Livramento passed a clinical on Sunday evening ahead of the transfer
  • The teenager will act as back again-up to Kyle Walker-Peters and Romain Perraud 

Southampton have completed the everlasting signing of starlet Tino Livramento from Chelsea.

MailOnline uncovered on Sunday that Southampton had been on the brink of a surprise swoop for promising teenage defender Livramento after talks led by Saints main executive Martin Semmens accelerated more than the weekend and the South Coastline club jumped to the entrance of the queue for his signature.

Attacking, multipurpose complete back again Livramento passed a clinical in London on Sunday evening ahead of signing a 5-yr deal and finalising his change on Monday.

Exciting young full back Tino Livramento has secured a move from Chelsea to Southampton

Interesting youthful complete back again Tino Livramento has secured a shift from Chelsea to Southampton

He can play on both wings and will be back-up for Kyle Walker-Peters and Romain Perraud

He can play on both equally wings and will be back again-up for Kyle Walker-Peters and Romain Perraud

Southampton agreed a deal truly worth about £5million with Chelsea to land Livramento.

The deal will also include promote-on and buy-back again clauses for Chelsea, the latter understood to be substantially additional than £25m.

Supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl stated: ‘He is one particular of the most effective youthful gamers in his place in the place and there had been a good deal of clubs who had been intrigued in signing him, but ultimately he chose to sign up for us.

‘I imagine he has manufactured a pretty good preference, and this will be an superb put for him to carry on his advancement and ideally reach his complete probable.

‘He is pretty a great deal in line with the profile of participant we want and I imagine he will adapt pretty perfectly to our procedure and approaches. To be about the initially workforce of Chelsea at his age speaks about his skill.’

Brighton had been thought to frontrunners for some time but hesitant to include the buyback choice.

Even while he is nevertheless to make a senior look, signing Livramento is a major coup for Southampton as he was Chelsea’s academy participant of the time final phrase and viewed as one particular of the most remarkable youngsters in English soccer.

The England underneath-19 prospect was attracting a lot of curiosity as he entered the ultimate yr of his Chelsea deal and with talks failing to outcome in a new settlement.

In England, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Everton and Brighton had been all keen to exploit the uncertainty more than his upcoming and manufactured moves for Livramento. Overseas, AC Milan, RB Leipzig and Monaco had been all keen.

Even so, Southampton, had also been doing work in the track record on a deal to sign Livramento and been profitable in their tries to persuade him they could offer you the most effective route to initially-workforce soccer.

Livramento stated: ‘I’ve been discussing with my dad about what we thought was most effective for my upcoming. We felt like this was the appropriate time for it to come about and for me to shift on.

‘To have curiosity from a couple top rated clubs, to pick out Southampton was form of a no-brainer. 

‘They are a solid Premier League club and the supervisor was really a massive factor as to why I preferred to arrive here and why I preferred to play for Southampton.’

Hasenhüttl is delighted with the imminent seize of Livramento who will fill a place in his squad the Southampton boss was keen to form out this summer season.

Hasenhüttl was in the sector for a multipurpose back again up complete-back again and has managed to land one particular of the most promising youngsters in the place to remedy his lookup.

Livramento can play as a complete-back again or wing back again on both equally sides of the pitch. With Kyle Walker-Peters and new boy Romain Perraud as Southampton’s additional skilled, initially-preference possibilities, Livramento will offer protect and level of competition for both equally.

Livramento joined Chelsea as an underneath-9 and was really thought of as he labored his way through their youth set-up to the brink of the initially workforce, making the subs’ bench for their game titles against Arsenal and Manchester City at the conclusion of final time.

He will now carry on his job at Southampton, together with fellow defender Dynel Simeu who manufactured the same shift from Chelsea final week.

The two gamers have been between a number of academy prospective clients who have opted to leave Chelsea this summer season.

Fikayo Tomori completed a £25m shift to AC Milan and Marc Guehi was allowed to sign up for Crystal Palace for £18m.

Midfielder Lewis Bate was snapped up by Leeds
for about £1.5m and Myles Peart-Harris still left Chelsea for Brentford.