Premier League - Forster joins Southampton in £10m deal

Southampton have confirmed England goalkeeper Fraser Forster has joined the club from Scottish champions Celtic.

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Premier League - Forster joins Southampton in £10m deal

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Fraser Forster played in goal for England against Chile

Koeman revealed after Saturday's 1-0 pre-season friendly loss to Bayer Leverkusen that a deal appeared close for the 26-year-old Celtic stopper, with the clubs having reportedly agreed a fee of around £10million.

And later that evening the club's official Twitter page announced the deal was done.

Twice-capped England international Forster, who has also previously represented Newcastle, Norwich, Stockport and Bristol Rovers, has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League club.

This has been a tough few months for those connected with the south-coast club, with a host of players exiting St Mary's in the wake of manager Mauricio Pochettino's departure to Tottenham.

England internationals Luke Shaw, Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana were among those to leave for pastures new, leading to the term 'meltdown' being bandied around.

However, those exits have swelled the coffers and Saints made Forster their fifth summer signing on Saturday.

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