Sunday Mirror

Desperate Dan bid by the Saints


DANNY INGS is a wanted man as Southampto­n sweat over whether the 28-year-old England striker will sign a new improved contract.

Ings, who has just 12 months of his current deal to run, will become the Saints’ highest-paid player if he puts pen to paper.

But the forward, who recovered from a hamstring injury to score twice in the 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, knows he has admirers elsewhere.

Premier League champions Manchester City, Tottenham, Everton and West Ham are all watching developmen­ts.

Southampto­n are desperate to hold on to their leading scorer whose goals on the south coast have propelled him back into the England set-up.

There is a belief that he will agree the new contract before meeting up with England as part of Gareth Southgate’s England squad for this summer’s European Championsh­ips.

But if he does not, then they would demand a fee of around £30million for his services.

 ??  ?? WANTED Several top Prem sides are keen to sign Ings
WANTED Several top Prem sides are keen to sign Ings

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