Republic of Ireland international Shane Long could leave Southampton this summer with the club keen to get his big salary off their wage bill. The Republic of Ireland striker is surplus to requirements at the St. Mary’s Stadium. The experienced player is back with the Saints this summer after spending the second half of last season in the English Championship.


34-year-old Long has been made available for transfer at Southampton and a lot of Championship teams are interested in him.

Long and a lot of Republic of Ireland strikers in the Premier League might change clubs this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Tony Parrott is not in the immediate plans of new manager Nuno Espirito Santo. Spurs have a new man in the dugout following the appointment of the Portuguese tactician. Nuno Espirito Santo left Wolves at the end of last season after more than four years at the club and that made it easy for him to pick up his new appointment as the Spurs manager.

Republic of Ireland star Parott is keento leave Tottenham Hotspur on loan this summer in search of first team football. A lot of Championship teams would be keen to take the Spurs striker on loan for the new season.

Norwich City striker Adam Idah is another Republic of Ireland star that could be on the move this summer. Recent reports revealed that Norwich City want to send Idah on loan and a lot of Championship teams would be keen to take him on loan for the incoming league campaign.

Republic of Ireland player Michael Obafemi has been linked with a move to English Championship club Blackburn Rovers ahead of the new season. He has impressed for Southampton in preseason and he could be a good option for the Saints off the bench if he does not leave for the Championship.