UK time is: 08:13:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Saints Star Eyes Big Move

Southampton's young star Andrew Surman is eyeing up a move to the Premiership.

The 22 year old has started every game this season for Jan Poortvliet and is now closer than ever to playing in the Premiership.

Surman told BBC Radio Solent: 'I feel I'm ready to step up to Premier League level.

'Any player wants to play as high as they can. I'd love to play in the Premier League for the benefit of my personal career.'

The South African born midfielder has been linked with a move to the top flight for two seasons` now. And Premiership clubs Stoke and Fulham have shared an interest in the England Under-21 International, making his dream one step closer.

Surman feels that his experience gained in the Championship has helped him, and his potential Premiership move is perfect timing: 'Some players step up to the Premier too early and end up in the reserves, but I've played over 100 games now, so I feel I'm ready for the next level.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Abe Hawken Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 11 2008

Time: 8:22PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I really hope he doesnt go, especially to the likes of Stoke or Fulham. Saints are every bit as big a club as those. If he's gonna go it would need to be someone bigger. Man City, Villa would make it easier to take.
th3saint
Report Abuse
13/12/2008 18:18:00

Yeah i know, it would be very hard to take. He is such an influence on the other youngsters. He represents what Southampton FC is about! Good, raw talent and he's passionate!
abesaint
Report Abuse
13/12/2008 19:18:00

I can understand Drew wanting a move to a Prem team. After all, he's stuck by us when he could quite easily have jimped ship sooner. Will be hard to take when he does eventually leave but I don't think Saints fans can hold it against him.
Bailey11
Report Abuse
17/12/2008 17:58:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southampton Articles

Koeman On Stoke Test (Friday April 17 2015)

Clyne Swap Deal Done? (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Players Respond To Hull Victory (Monday April 13 2015)

Ward-Prowse's Penalty Joy (Monday April 13 2015)

Hull Second Half Pleases Koeman (Monday April 13 2015)

Audio - Hull Reactions (Saturday April 11 2015)

Stats: Southampton v Hull City (Saturday April 11 2015)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Vital Saint 22
2. WillT 1
3. David Smith 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Man Utd 32 19 8 5 29 65
4. Man City 32 18 7 7 31 61
5. Liverpool 32 17 6 9 11 57
6. Southampton 32 17 5 10 22 56
7. Spurs 32 16 6 10 4 54
8. Swansea 32 13 8 11 -2 47
9. West Ham 32 11 10 11 2 43

Breaking League News

Guardian Newspaper's Red Sauce
Chelsea : 17/04/2015 23:51:00
McManaman Hoping For First Team Return
WBA : 17/04/2015 22:30:00
Alderweireld - We're There To Be Shot At
Southampton : 17/04/2015 22:13:01
Koeman On Stoke Test
Southampton : 17/04/2015 21:57:00
Carver Ahead Of Tottenham - Janmaat & Coloccini
Newcastle : 17/04/2015 21:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Hull MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
K Davis 30%
Alderweireld 0%
Fonte 30%
Yoshida 0%
Bertrand 10%
Wanyama 0%
Schneiderlin 10%
Long 0%
S Davis 0%
Mane 0%
Pelle 20%
Sub - Ward-Prowse 0%
Sub - Tadic 0%
Sub - Elia 0%