Date: 26th August 2016 at 8:33am
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Southampton always maintained they’re not looking to sell Jose Fonte despite interest from United and Arsenal. As he’s reportedly about to sign a new Saints deal that’ll end the speculation!

Fonte was said to be keen on making a move to Old Trafford to work with Jose Mourinho, who was willing to wait until transfer deadline day in order to get the defender.

Southampton boss Claude Puel on the other hand always denied such claims and said he was happy at the St Mary’s Stadium and wasn’t looking to leave, and wouldn’t be sold. The Euro 2016 winner with Portugal could be about to prove this by signing an improved contact.

Reports in the Daily Mirror are claiming his deal, which runs until 2018, isn’t going to be extended but his wages will be increased with the 32-year-old Saints captain almost doubling his money.

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