Southampton makes Brest defender Romain Perraud their main target as they look for a new left-back

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Southampton make Brest defender Romain Perraud their main target in the search for a new left-back, while Newcastle and Leeds are also interested in the Frenchman

  • Southampton hopes the race for left back Romain Perraud . to win
  • The 23-year-old is valued somewhere in the region of £9million by the French club
  • Newcastle and Leeds are also linked with a move for French youth international France

Southampton have identified Romain Perraud as their favorite choice in their search for a new left-back.

Southampton are hoping to win the race for the 23-year-old Brest defender, who is valued at around £9 million.

Newcastle and Leeds have also been linked with a move for the French youth international who has represented his country from under-17 to under-20 tiers.

Southampton have named Romain Perraud as their favorite choice for a new left-back

Southampton have named Romain Perraud as their favorite choice for a new left-back

Southampton have been looking to bolster their full-back options for some time now and their need for a new left-back has increased with Ryan Bertrand leaving when his contract expires this month.

If they can land Perraud it would be Southampton’s second strike at Ligue 1 side Brest in the past year.

They signed midfielder Ibrahima Diallo from the French side in October.

Brest finished 17th in the French league, but Perraud was one of their stars, providing three goals and seven assists from his left-back role.

And Perraud was Brest’s most used player, in 36 of their 38 league games.

The 23-year-old Brest defender could be available for somewhere in the region of £9 million

The 23-year-old Brest defender could be available for somewhere in the region of £9 million

The 23-year-old Brest defender could be available for somewhere in the region of £9 million

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