Southampton reject Clyne sale talk

Southampton have dismissed reports a deal has already been agreed to sell Nathaniel Clyne to Manchester United, ClubCall has reported.

It was earlier in the week claimed that the Saints were willing to part with the England international right-back if they were allowed to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez in return, with Clyne about to enter the last year of his contract and speculation growing as to his future.

Clyne has publically said he wants to play in the Champions League but Southampton are understood to have indicated that no deal has been arranged with United or any other reportedly interested party. Clyne is still being linked with Old Trafford, however, as rumours suggest Louis van Gaal is to oversee a £70m transfer campaign for Clyne, Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels and PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay.

The 24-year-old Clyne has been a Southampton player since a 2012 move from Crystal Palace, having come through the youth system at Selhurst Park. He has made almost 100 appearances for the south coast club, scoring five times, and broke in to the senior England squad in 2014 with a debut against Slovenia.

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