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EXCLUSIVE: Southampton want to sign Ghana U23 top star Issah Abass in summer Featured

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The St. Mary's Stadium outfit have expressed interest in signing the Ghana youth attacker, can exclusively report.
English Premier League side Southampton FC are considering a summer to sign Issah Abass from Mainz 05.
The budding talented forward has emerged on the radar of the Saints after an impressive loan spell at Dutch Eredivisie club FC Utrecht.
Abass is returning to his parent club, FSV Mainz 05 following the cancellation of the 2019/20 Dutch Eredivisie due to the Coronavirus pandemic. understands that Southampton have contacted the Bundesliga club to inquire about the availability of the 21-year-old forward.
Southampton were among the clubs that made an attempt to sign the Ghanaian international in 2018 from Slovenian top-flight league with NK Olimpija Ljubljana where he scored 17 goals in 54 matches.
German side Mainz 05 won the race to sign the pacey attacker on a five-year deal with a transfer fee of two million euros.
During his loan stint at FC Utrecht, he scored five goals with two assists in 20 matches for the Red and Whites in all competitions.
Abass was a key member of the Ghana U23 squad that played at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations which was held in Egypt
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