Date: 14th January 2021 at 6:15pm
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Alex Stewart has been speaking on the latest edition of the Tifo Podcast about sensible transfers for various players.

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The likes of Isco and Paulo Dybala were mentioned, as was Leicester City winger Demarai Gray, who is out of contract in June this year.

According to The Sun, the Saints have registered an interest in the midfielder, who could be available on a free transfer in the summer.

This led to a discussion over his future and Stewart can see the 24-year-old playing under Ralph Hasenhuttl at Southampton.

He said: “I can definitely see him working on that left-hand side for Southampton.

“I think in terms of adapting to the energetic pressing style that Hasenhuttl has, there’s no reason in my mind why that couldn’t work.

“I don’t think Gray would be particularly expensive.

“I think he fits the profile.”

Would you like to see Gray at Southampton?

Yes, he could be a great signing

Yes, he could be a great signing

No, we don't need him

No, we don't need him

TIF Thoughts on Gray potentially moving to Southampton…

The former Birmingham City winger has been limited to very little game time this season and has only appeared for 118 minutes for the first team in all competitions, so it looks like he is on the way out.

In his time with the Foxes, Gray has made 169 appearances, scored 13 goals and provided 17 assists, which isn’t the greatest record but he is still young and could improve.

He is also valued at £10.8m by Transfermarkt, which would suggest that if Leicester did decide to sell him before losing him for nothing, he could be available on a cut-price deal.

However, given that the Saints already have two natural left-wingers and several others who can play there, we are not really sure if they need Gray yet.

However, in the summer, it could be a different story.

We agree with Stewart that a move to Southampton could work as Hasenhuttl has developed a reputation for improving players, so this could be one to keep an eye on in the summer.