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Southampton are interested in the 40-year-old Man City and Chelsea goalkeeper who has already saved three penalties against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup final


Southampton are considering a move for ex-Man City and Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero to resolve their crisis.

Ralph Hasenhuttl may have to approach the 40-year-old after injuries to his main goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and replacement Fraser Forster.

Caballero could be back at a Premier League club to ease Southampton goalkeeper crisis
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McCarthy contracted what appeared to be a hamstring injury in Southampton’s 1-1 draw against Brighton and could therefore be out of action for a few weeks.

In addition to injured second-choice goalkeeper Forster, Hassenhuttl only has Harry Lewis as a recognized goalkeeper to choose before his next game against Arsenal.

With that in mind, talkSPORT’s Alex Crook reported that a move for Caballero could be considered.

The 40-year-old veteran has been a free agent since leaving Chelsea at the end of last season after rejecting a new club contract.

Southampton are interested in the 40-year-old Man City and Chelsea goalkeeper who has already saved three penalties against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup final
Caballero’s wealth of experience could be of tremendous benefit to Southampton
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The Argentinian’s eventual move to the south coast looks even more likely after Hassenhuttl criticized McCarthy for staying on the pitch as he treated his injury.

“Alex has to be definitely more professional than that,” said the Saints boss.

“If you’ve got a goalie that’s not 100% fit at that point and can’t jump and you kick someone back into the line, then the rebound that comes out is normally offside.”

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