In a recent interview, reported Southampton summer transfer target Mattias Svanberg discussed the potential of a move to the Premier League.
In an interview with Swedish outlet Sportbladet (via Sport Witness), the central Bologna midfielder expressed a strong desire to move to England one day, suggesting the Premier League was the competition he’d seen the most as a kid.
He said, “I think and believe, I hope someday. That would be fun [to play in the Premier League]. I would probably rather play in England. It’s the league you saw the most as a kid and the league I follow the most when I’m not watching Italian football. “
When asked if this potential move to the Premier League could take place after Euro 2020 – Southampton, Everton and Leicester City said they were interested in the Swedish international – the 22-year-old was a little more reluctant while he was under in Bologna His immediate future lies in Italy.
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So far, Svanberg has been in good shape in his 25 Serie A games for Sinisa Mihajlovic. He scored three goals, two assists and averaged a SofaScore match rating of 6.86.
Considering the midfielder’s price tag has been put at around € 25million, he takes into account his previous level of performance for Bologna this season, on top of the fact that the 22-year-old is up to date with the Transfermarkt rating is just 8.1 MILLION GBP, that price seems quite high.
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