Premier League membership, Southampton luxuriate in achieved the signing of Clear Eagles midfeilder, Joe Aribo from Rangers in a deal that could perhaps perhaps also rise to £10m.
The Nigerian world, 25, has joined on a four-twelve months deal.
Southampton pays an initial £6m for Aribo with extra add-ons integrated within the deal.
He follows goalkeepers Gavin Bazunu and Mateusz Lis, defender Armel Bella-Kotchap and fellow midfielder Romeo Lavia to St Mary’s in this window.
Southampton luxuriate in added a flexible player to their squad in Aribo who played in central midfield, attacking midfield, down the staunch and ended the season up entrance because of the injuries in different locations in Giovanni Van Bronckhorst’s Rangers squad.
Aribo acknowledged: ‘It be a glorious membership with a lot of history right here, and it be an spectacular procedure with what’s to come next. I’m for certain enraged for the roam.
‘The Premier League is the staunch league on the earth. I have been watching it since I modified into a younger boy, it be repeatedly been a aim for me to play right here and new what I will have the ability to find on this stage.
‘It be a glorious feeling, a dream come correct. Here’s where I’ve wanted to be since I modified into quite one rising up taking half in, so that you’ll want to perchance speak that I’m right here now is de facto thrilling.’
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl acknowledged: ‘Joe is a player with many qualities to his sport, and we’re very enraged to welcome him to the squad in time for the pre-season outing to Austria.
‘We insist Joe can direct energy and creativity to our facet. Feeling cosy in so many assorted positions is very priceless for a manager and reveals he has a high stage of soccer intelligence, with the flexibility to desire on contemporary data swiftly.
‘He has played a lot of video games already in his occupation, at a extraordinarily high stage, and his performances within the Europa League repeat he has the quality to play within the Premier League. Here’s a substantial ambition for him, and he is hungry to new everyone he can find it.’
Aribo strikes to Southampton following a formidable season in which he modified into indisputably one of Rangers’ most aged gamers, making 57 appearances, scoring 9 instances including within the Europa League closing in opposition to Eintracht Frankfurt and put up 10 extra.