Southampton to appoint Russell Martin as club win race for manager

RUSSELL MARTIN will take over as Southampton boss this summer.

The Swansea gaffer has verbally agreed terms with the relegated Saints, who are overhauling things on and off the pitch following a dismal season.


Russell Martin first took charge as a manager in 2019 at MK DonsCredit: Getty

Southampton are now negotiating compensation with the Championship outfit and the fee is set to be well under £1million.

Martin, 37, who has led Swansea to 15th and tenth-placed finishes on a limited budget in his two seasons in Wales, is expected to bring his backroom staff with him.

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