Graziano Pelle set to leave Southampton for Shandong Luneng in £13m move

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Graziano is set to leave Southampton for Chinese Super League side in a £13million deal.

The Italy striker will bring to an end two years on the south coast after joining from Dutch side Feyenoord for £8m and the sale will leave Southampton with a £5m profit.

Pelle, 30, was brought over to England by former Southampton manager Ronald Koeman and it is believed the Dutchman considered taking him to new club Everton.

But Pelle has opted for a lucrative move to the Far East as continue to show off their spending power.

A ready-made replacement, Austin will compete with Jay Rodriguez and Shane Long in the attacking positions once Pelle’s move is complete.

Via: Daily Mail