Three reasons Southampton should steer clear of signing Helder Costa

According to reports in the Sunday People, via HITC, Southampton are reportedly ready to pay £25m to sign Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Helder Costa this summer.

Saints boss Claude Puel will be looking to strengthen his squad in order to push for European football against next term after they missed out this season, and he is understood to have been impressed with the performances of the attacker.

The 23-year-old has been one of the standout performers for the Championship outfit in what has been a largely disappointing campaign, and after initially moving to Molineux on a season-long loan deal from Benfica last summer, he joined Paul Lambert’s side on a permanent basis during the January transfer window for a reported £13m fee.

The south coast outfit could face competition for his signature from Ligue 1 leaders Monaco though, and the interest from the French outfit in their former player could prove to be a blessing in disguise.

Here are three reasons Saints should steer clear of signing Costa…