Transfer News: Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse made a statement that left Manchester United and West Ham United heartbroken this summer. Ward-Prowse declared his allegiance to The Saints.
In the 2021/22 season, James Ward-Prowse showed a very impressive performance with Southampton. The 27-year-old midfielder has contributed 11 goals and 8 assists from 42 appearances in all competitions. Ward-Prowse also showed his skills several times in executing free kicks which resulted in goals.
Ward-Prowse’s slick appearance then made several clubs interested in bringing him in. Manchester United and West ham United are the two leading clubs to secure the player’s services.
However, recently Ward-Prowse, which is still under contract until June 2026, actually made the two teams heartbroken. Ward-Prowse confirmed that at this time he still wanted to stay with The Saints.
“My commitment comes from the training ground and my love for playing football,” Ward-Prowse said as quoted by Tribal Football.
“In the end that’s what got me here and that will never change. My passion and love for what I do and making sure I enjoy every moment I’m on the pitch.”
“That’s how I show my commitment and I will continue to do so. I think everyone wants to finish the season well, and have enough rest in the summer.”
“This year we are going through a very intense period where the team is working very hard and now is the best moment to sit down and reflect on what has happened in the last few months and hope to be able to recharge the batteries.”
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