Premier League - Long set to join Southampton in £12m deal

Southampton are set to sign Hull City striker Shane Long in a £12m deal.

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Premier League - Long set to join Southampton in £12m deal
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Shane Long has impressed his new boss at Hull

The Ireland forward joined Steve Bruce's side from West Brom for £7.5m in January, but seems set to move on only eight months after arriving at Hull.

Long has scored four goals in 15 games for Hull, but Southampton manager Ronald Koeman apparently wants Long after failing to land the Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez.

Koeman has already landed the Italian striker Graziano Pelle from his former club Feyenoord, and is seeking to add quality having hemorrhaged Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw, Dejan Lovren, Dani Osvaldo and Calum Chambers to various clubs.

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