- Current club: Southampton
- Date of Birth: 22 January 1987
- Birthplace: Gortnahoe, Gortnahoe, Ireland
- Position: Forward
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Southampton without Long for West Ham clash
rocked by the news that they will be without Shane Long for their Premier League clash against West Ham United. The Saints and Hammers are
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Southampton will complete a move for Birmingham City striker Che Adams next week, signing last season's Birmingham top goalscorer for a fee of around £15.75 million. The Saints have been chasing Adams since January and will be the club's first major acquisition of what is expected to be a busy transfer window.
Chelsea make the trip to Lancashire to face Burnley in Thursday's Premier League game. The Blues have the opportunity to close the gap to fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur to just five points and Antonio Conte is likely to name his strongest team possible irrespective of the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday.
Manchester United will seek to end their three-match winless run in the Premier League when they travel to Merseyside to take on Everton on New Year's Day.
Southampton are reportedly considering an approach for former Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic. The Montenegrin footballer is currently in the ranks of AS Monaco whom he joined from Inter Milan last summer.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has provided an early injury update ahead of his side's Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Newcastle United are reportedly considering an approach for Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez after the South Coast club placed him on the transfer market.
When Ronald Koeman left Southampton during the summer of 2016 the job of replacing the popular Dutchman was always going to be an inevitable task, this has been evident for current boss Claude Puel.
Crystal Palace are reportedly prepared to offer an escape route to Jay Rodriguez who has struggled to cement a regular starting role at Southampton.
West Bromwich Albion are reportedly in talks to re-sign striker Shane Long from Southampton this month. The Republic of Ireland international has struggled to make an impact under Claude Puel this season.
Hull City manager Mike Phelan has admitted that his side are looking at the possibility of signing Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez in the New Year.
Sunderland could lodge an attempt to sign Shane Long when the transfer window reopens in January. The Republic of Ireland international has failed to make a mark under Claude Puel this season.
West Bromwich Albion have earmarked Southampton's Jay Rodriguez as the ideal player to bolster their forward ranks. The England international has barely featured for the Saints over the past year.
Shane Long has shown his commitment to Southampton by penning a fresh four-year contract. The 29-year-old was a key performer for the Saints during the previous campaign.
Tottenham Hotspur are known to be weighing up a potential bid for AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen. The Dutchman has impressed one and all in the Eredivisie after his move from Almere City last summer.
Tottenham Hotspur could be planning a summer move for Southampton striker Shane Long after manager Mauricio Pochettino was spotted watching the player during Ireland's friendly against the Netherlands.
Southampton striker Graziano Pelle could be reunited with Antonio Conte at Chelsea next season.
Southampton have reportedly rebuffed an offer from Liverpool for Shane Long.
Liverpool are reportedly considering the prospect of lodging a winter bid for Southampton striker Shane Long.
Premier League side Hull City have completed the signing of Uruguayan striker Abel Hernandez from Serie B club Palermo today.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce is set to secure a massive coup and capture the signing of Uruguayan international striker Abel Hernandez from Palermo. The 24-year-old will replace Shang Long as the Tigers' first choice striker.