Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Tadic Signs Four Year Deal

Tadic Signs Four Year Deal

FC Twente attacking midfielder Dusan Tadic has today signed a four year deal with Southampton and becomes new manager Ronald Koeman's first signing of the summer.

The 25 year old Serbian playmaker joins us for an undisclosed fee and he ended last season in the Eredivisie topping the assists table as he created 14 goals for his colleagues, whilst also scoring 16 goals which left him fourth in the goal table.

He has already gained 25 caps for his country.

Speaking to saintsfc following the release of the news of his arrival, Tadic said.

'It's a really nice feeling to sign. This is a really nice club of which I have heard a lot of good things. I have already seen the beautiful training centre and there are lots of nice people that work here including the coaches so I am really happy to be here.'

Tadic goes on to say that he saw a lot of Southampton's matches last season and he feels that the way we play will suit his style, and obviously Koeman knows him pretty well from the Dutch league so when our gaffer called him and explained the role he wanted him to play, it was a pretty simple decision from his point of view.

'I know the manager well because he is one of the biggest Dutch legends in football. He's a really good coach and you can always expect his teams to play well because he is leading them and because he is so good tactically. I am really excited to start playing for the club.'

Koeman himself said that he felt it was very important to get this deal over the line, not only for him but also for the team and the fans to see the type and quality of player he will be looking to recruit now he's in our hotseat.

'We've lost some good players but we want to continue the ambition and philosophy of the club, so it's a great signal to have brought in our first player. He's a great player, I know him very well from Holland, where he had a great season last year. We now look forward to bringing in more players because we want to continue and maybe even better what Southampton did last season.'

Vital Saints on: facebook

Vital Saints on: twitter

Join Vital Saints

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Vital Saint
Date:Tuesday July 8 2014
Time: 8:47PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

Puel Previews Norwich Replay

Manager Claude Puel has held his midweek interview ahead of tonight's FA Cup third round replay against Norwich City.

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Vital Preview - FA Cup, 17th-18th January 2017

The 2016-17 FA Cup season continues with the third round replays this midweek. We'll be taking part with the aim of continuing our progress in this world famous competition.

Officials - Southampton v Norwich (18/1/17)

The Football Association have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Southampton and Norwich City this Wednesday.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA Cup - Southampton v Norwich City
Suggested By:
Southampton win50%
Norwich win50%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Jan 22 2017 12:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 25 2017 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Capital One Cup
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : West Ham United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Write for Vital Football