Southampton set to sign Man City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu | OneFootball
Southampton set to sign Man City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu
Southampton have reached an agreement with Manchester City over the permanent signing of goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, 90min understands.
Bazunu spent the 2021/22 season on loan at Saints' bitter rivals Portsmouth in League One, where he performed well enough to clinch the club's player of the season award.
The 20-year-old is also already firmly established in the Republic of Ireland squad, where he competes with Caoimhin Kelleher and Mark Travers for the number-one spot.
Sources have now confirmed that an agreement has been reached, with City expecting the move to be announced in the near future.
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90min understands that Bazunu has penned a long-term deal at St Mary's, and he will be confident of clinching the number-one jersey from Alex McCarthy.
Saints prioritised signing a new goalkeeper as soon as it became clear that Fraser Forster would be moving to Tottenham instead of signing a new contract on the south coast.
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