Ex-Ireland international hails Gavin Bazunu move to Southampton

He is impressed by what he has seen.

Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane has welcomed the move from Southampton for Ireland first choice Gavin Bazunu, with the former Shamrock Rovers star set to become a Premier League first-team regular.

Bazunu, 20, joins the Saints following a sensational Ligue 1 season with Portsmouth, while also impressing on international duty with Ireland.

It has also been suggested that the former Hoops starlet will leave Man City for up to £15million, joining Southampton who recently parted ways with former first-choice Fraser Forster.

“A lot of clubs will feel like they’ve missed something here…”

And on social media this afternoon, Kilbane praised the Saints for securing the deal, while regretting Everton were unable to travel for the Ireland international.

“Good deal for [Southampton],” he wrote. “A lot of clubs will feel like they missed something here down the line. I would go straight as Everton No.1.

By joining Southampton, Bazunu’s move is also expected to result in a big payday for his former employer Shamrock Rovers with a sell clause.

“He will be world class..”

The Firhouse native will be hoping to ensure he is first choice at St Mary’s next season, following Forster’s departure to Premier League rivals Spurs.

It has been suggested that it will be according to reports published in the UK.

In truth, his decision to become a Premier League first-choice is hardly a surprise, with Pompey boss Danny Cowley suggesting he’s ready for the build-up at the end of the 2021/22 season. League One.

“Gavin [Bazunu] is ready to play in the Premier League, I’m convinced of that,” he explained at the time. “It’s not something I would say lightly or make a throwaway comment, but I didn’t never been so sure of anything in my life.

“He will be world class..”

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