SOUTHAMPTON are allegedly Russell Martin’s appointment is imminent.
The Saints are preparing for life in the Championship after their relegation was confirmed after losing toLast weekend.
Ruben Selles remains caretaker manager and the Spaniard is reportedly set to be officially announced as leaving at the end of the season.
However, Southampton have their replacement ready, according to Swansea manager Martin talkSPORT.
Martin reportedly missed a scheduled meeting withThe owners of ‘s will discuss the team’s plans this week Season.
Former Scotland defender Martin, who played for Rangers in 2018, has built a solid reputation since he was manager.
He took thatat in 2019 and quickly made a name for himself on the dugout.
After two years, Swansea called and he got a try.
Although he failed to guide the Swans to promotion or play-off spots, his style of football continued to garner praise.
And it seems Southampton think he’s rightto bring them back to the top at the first ask.
Meanwhile, Aberdeen’s Darren Mowbray is expected to be appointed as the club’s new head of recruitment.
Martin will be Southampton’s fourth permanent managerfrom 12 months thereafter Nathan Jones and Telles.
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