Southampton ace rules out Tottenham move

Morgan Schneiderlin has revealed that he will not be leaving Southampton in January, despite strong links with Tottenham during a summer of uncertainty.

The French international was heavily aligned with a move away from the South Coast club during the last transfer window, with reports suggesting that he demanded to be allowed to leave following the sales of big name players such as Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw and Dejan Lovren.

But despite this, the Saints held firm to keep hold of the 24-year-old.

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Since then Schneiderlin has impressed in the first-team, helping the Hampshire outfit to secure 13 points from seven games – leaving them third in the Premier League for the current international break.

Talk of a move to Spurs in January has started to populate gossip columns once again in recent weeks, but now Schneiderlin has confirmed that he has no intention of making a move until at the end of the season at the very earliest:

“I played against Liverpool at Anfield and all the Southampton fans applauded me and chanted my name.” he is quoted by Sky Sports. “It was so heart-warming. I knew then I would spend the whole season at Southampton.

“Maybe now we will achieve something amazing here. Champions League qualification would be fantastic. I hope to play in the Champions League one day, of course. I want to play every three days. But why not play in the Champions League with Southampton?”

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