Southampton defender Mohammed Salisu says a brand new contract is ‘going to come back’ after his breakout marketing campaign on the south coast.
The centre-back hung out at Actual Valladolid earlier than becoming a member of Southampton for slightly below £11million in August 2020. He made 15 appearances throughout his first season in England, with 12 of these coming within the Premier League.
Salisu has develop into a first-team common below Ralph Hasenhuttl through the present marketing campaign. The supervisor has chosen him in 33 matches to date, with Salisu getting one purpose in that point.
He put in some high performances within the first few months of 2021-22. The Ghana-born star helped Southampton hold clear sheets towards – and beat – Leeds, Watford and Aston Villa.
Salisu has had just a few powerful video games in latest months, and Hasenhuttl’s males have misplaced 5 of their final eight league outings.
Regardless of this, Salisu remains to be anticipated to be an everyday within the first crew for years to come back.
Throughout an interview with the Every day Echo, the 23-year-old said: “For me, in soccer errors come. When it comes, it’s a must to keep optimistic and attempt to imagine in your self.
“Attempt to sit down and see what’s not proper so you may make it higher. I had a few unhealthy video games, I’ll say. However I’m nonetheless working arduous to get again to my finest.
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“I’m doing Ramadan and it’s not straightforward. It’s very arduous on the similar time taking part in video games, I feel it’s slightly bit affected me. However I’m nonetheless working arduous and I’ll get again robust.”
When requested how he would fee the present season at St Mary’s, the participant added: “Nice, I’d say nice.
“4 video games left, it’s not going to be straightforward. We need to end in an excellent place so we’ve to work arduous daily and combat for each recreation to ensure we will.
“It’s been 9 video games and we’ve solely had one win. I feel the followers expect to win this Saturday, so we’re going to offer our greatest and combat for the whole lot to get what we wish.”
Salisu’s present deal runs till June 2024. There have been rumours of a renewal and he has now addressed these.
“I’m specializing in right here. I’m making an attempt to work arduous, I must deal with right here now and the longer term is the longer term. It’s going to come back however now I’m actually centered on right here,” Salisu mentioned.
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