Southampton beat Man United, Spurs and Juventus to sign Alexandre Jankewitz

first_imgSOUTHAMPTON have announced the signing of highly-rated youngster Alexandre Jankewitz.Jankewitz,16, moves to St Mary’s from Swiss side Servette FC on an initial scholarship, having also agreed professional terms with the club.3 Alexandre Jankewitz joins Southampton from ServetteCredit: Southampton fcThe Saints have pulled off a coup bagging the exciting midfielder, beating off competition from Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus for his signature.Jankewitz told the club website:”It’s a pleasure to be here and I’m very excited to begin something new. A new life and I can’t wait to get started.”Everyone has been very friendly and they’ve given me a great welcome.”Saints academy manager Matt Hale added: “We’re really pleased with the signing of Alexandre.Most read in footballRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old Trafford3 Southampton beat Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus to land talented midfielderCredit: Southampton fc3 Mark Hughes takes his side to Crystal Palace on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images – Getty”It marks another step into the European youth market and shows the scope and breadth of what all of us at the club are trying to achieve with regards to the recruitment of young talent.”Alexandre is someone we’ve watched for a long time and we’ve had to fend off competition from other clubs to secure his signature.”We think there is significant potential in Alexandre and with the staff and support structure we are developing here, we think we can really develop that potential.“I’m excited to see what he brings to Saints.”Mark Hughes takes his side to Selhurst Park on Saturday looking for their first league win of the season at Crystal Palace.last_img

first_imgSOUTHAMPTON have announced the signing of highly-rated youngster Alexandre Jankewitz.Jankewitz,16, moves to St Mary’s from Swiss side Servette FC on an initial scholarship, having also agreed professional terms with the club.3 Alexandre Jankewitz joins Southampton from ServetteCredit: Southampton fcThe Saints have pulled off a coup bagging the exciting midfielder, beating off competition from Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus for his signature.Jankewitz told the club website:”It’s a pleasure to be here and I’m very excited to begin something new. A new life and I can’t wait to get started.”Everyone has been very friendly and they’ve given me a great welcome.”Saints academy manager Matt Hale added: “We’re really pleased with the signing of Alexandre.Most read in footballRETRACING STEPSJack Charlton’s granddaughter Emma Wilkinson ‘would love’ to visit IrelandROY RAGEFurious Roy Keane launched foul-mouthed rant at Pique over Fabregas friendshipPicturedTOP FORMBrazil icon Ronaldo soaks up sun with partner Celina Locks on yacht in FormenteraPicturedON THE PAOLPaolo Maldini shows off shredded physique at 52 while on holiday with wifeExclusiveLOCK CLOWNPaul Scholes flouts local lockdown rules by throwing huge 7-hour birthday bashLive BlogUNITED LATESTMan Utd transfer news LIVE: All the gossip and updates from Old Trafford3 Southampton beat Manchester United, Tottenham and Juventus to land talented midfielderCredit: Southampton fc3 Mark Hughes takes his side to Crystal Palace on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images – Getty”It marks another step into the European youth market and shows the scope and breadth of what all of us at the club are trying to achieve with regards to the recruitment of young talent.”Alexandre is someone we’ve watched for a long time and we’ve had to fend off competition from other clubs to secure his signature.”We think there is significant potential in Alexandre and with the staff and support structure we are developing here, we think we can really develop that potential.“I’m excited to see what he brings to Saints.”Mark Hughes takes his side to Selhurst Park on Saturday looking for their first league win of the season at Crystal Palace.last_img

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