Matt Le Tissier has actually taken to Twitter to provide his reaction to Southampton’s decision to change reported Tottenham Hotspur target Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as the club captain with James Ward-Prowse.
The Southampton legend thinks that it is a “sensible decision” from the Saints, who remain in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has actually informed BBC Sport that Hojbjerg will not be the captain for the final games of the Premier League.
Ward-Prowse will use the captain’s armband for the remainder of the season, with the Saints making the decision as Hojbjerg has actually declined to extend his existing contract.
According to Bleacher Report, Tottenham have an interest in signing the 24- year-old midfielder from Premier League competitors Southampton in the summer transfer window.
The Denmark international has actually been on the books of the Saints given that 2016 and runs out contract at the end of next season.
Practical decision https://t.co/0CnGNRpaxx
— Matt Le Tissier (@mattletiss7) June 17, 2020
According to WhoScored, Hojbjerg has actually made 27 begins and one alternative look in the Premier League for Southampton up until now this season, offering one assist in the process.
The Dane has actually likewise played two times in the FA Cup and thrice in the EFL Cup for the Saints this campaign, according to WhoScored.
Southampton are 14 th in the Premier League table at the minute with 34 points from 29 matches, 7 points above the transfer zone.