According to claim in the German media, Filip Kostic wants to leave Hamburg in this transfer window.

The Serbian international has been linked with a move to Southampton, but the Premier League club could face competition to sign the forward.

Hamburger Morgenpost have reported on the latest developments over the future of Kostic at Hamburg, which will give a boost to Southampton. Tomorrow Kostic will return to the German club, after being on holiday after the World Cup.

It’s reported he told his agent before the competition he would like to leave the Bundesliga 2 club this summer. Hamburg were last season relegated to the second tier for the first time in their history.

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Hamburg have yet to receive a concrete proposal for Kostic, but the reported Southampton target is dubbed a ‘€14m man’ by Hamburger Morgenpost.

The Premier League side could expect to face a fight with Valencia and Sporting Lisbon to land the Serbian.