Mark Hughes has no issues about Danny Ings’s damage historical past and believes the striker has the character to rebuild his profession at Southampton.
Ings, 26, who suffered critical accidents to each knees at Liverpool, joined Southampton in a mortgage transfer that would develop into everlasting subsequent yr for £16million and he could play at residence to Burnley tomorrow.
Southampton supervisor Hughes stated: ‘There’s threat with each participant that you simply convey to a membership however it’s not one thing we thought of. He’s been again some time and proved his health.’
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Danny Ings has been welcomed to life at Southampton by his new team-mates and employees
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp praised Ings, saying: ‘In case you might bottle character, his would promote worldwide. He’s so extremely constructive.’
Hughes added: ‘That was an vital think about bringing him right here. We need to improve the dressing room, in order that’s an added bonus for us.’
Ings linked up with the Saints squad and was given heat introductions all spherical, as they gear up for the beginning of the season.
Hemade clear his need to depart Merseyside searching for common first workforce soccer, following an injury-plagued spell with the Reds.
The striker was put straight into first workforce coaching the morning after finishing his transfer
Ings joined up with the session because the rain lashed down on the Staplewood Campus amenities
The 26-year-old has moved to the south coast on an preliminary season-long mortgage deal
Ings was in excessive spirits and shortly joined within the camaraderie together with his new team-mates
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Stuart Armstrong (Celtic), Mohamed Elyounoussi (Basel), Angus Gunn (Man Metropolis), Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Monchengladbach), Danny Ings (Liverpool)
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A well-known face was available to satisfy the striker, within the type of former Burnley comrade Charlie Austin.
The duo will look to faucet into the understanding they established at Turf Moor in an effort to lead the entrance line efficiently for the Saints this season, and assist the membership construct upon the disappointing 17th positioned end of the earlier marketing campaign.
Southampton took to their official social media channels to add a brief clip of Ings’ first day, through which he may very well be seen all smiles within the dressing room whereas being reunited with Austin.
The squad then took to the coaching discipline, with Mark Hughes casting a watchful eye over his gamers because the rain lashed down.
Premier League motion will return for Southampton on Sunday, after they welcome Ings’ former facet Burnley to St Mary’s.
Talking in his pre-match press convention on Friday, Hughes admitted there’s a likelihood Ings may very well be thrown straight into the motion.
Ings and Charlie Austin know one another from Burnley and have now been reunited
Mark Hughes solid a watchful eye over his squad forward of their Premier League opener
The circumstances didn’t seem to dampen morale because the Saints squad equipped for Burnley
Jannik Vestergaard reduce a targeted determine throughout one of many many coaching drills
Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy waits for a cross to return in whereas his team-mates watch on
‘He is obtainable, we’ll see how he’s over the following couple of days. However clearly there’s enthusiasm from him, I am positive, that he’d need to be a part of that.’
‘He is match and nicely. He is educated and had sport time in pre-season. If I make that call, he’ll be able to go. However we’ll see how he goes over the following two days, however clearly he turns into an possibility for me.’
Ings has joined the membership on an preliminary season-long mortgage, after which the deal can develop into everlasting in July 2019 for £18million.