Southampton are monitoring Red Bull Salzburg starlet Chukwubuike Adamu

Southampton are monitoring £15m-rated Red Bull Salzburg starlet Chukwubuike Adamu with Monaco and a number of Bundesliga clubs also tracking the promising forward

  • Chukwubuike Adamu has impressed for Red Bull Salzburg attracting interest 
  • The striker is rated as one of Europe’s most promising emerging  forwards 
  • Adamu has contributed four goals and an assist in 19 appearances this season
  • Monaco and a number of Bundesliga sides are also said to be tracking him

Southampton are among the clubs monitoring Red Bull Salzburg starlet Chukwubuike Adamu.

Striker Adamu is rated as one of Europe’s most promising emerging forwards and attracting mounting interest.

French side Monaco and a number of Bundesliga sides are also tracking the 20 year-old.

Southampton ‘are monitoring’ Red Bull Salzburg forward Chukwubuike Adamu (left)

Adamu gained his first senior experience playing for FC Liefering, Salzburg’s reserve side, scoring 26 times in 49 appearances across three seasons in Austria’s second tier.

He spent the second half of last season on loan at Swiss side FC Gallen, netting eight goals in 18 games and has returned to Salzburg this season.

The Austrians are top of both their domestic league and Champions League group with £15m-rated Adamu contributing four goals and an assist in his 19 appearances so far, six of which have been starts.

Adamu (right) has attracted attention with four goals and an assist in his 19 appearances so far

As well as alerting a number of clubs including Southampton, Adamu’s progress has also put him at the centre of a tug-of-war at international level.

He has featured and been prolific for Austria at youth level, playing for their under 18s through to under-21s.

But he was born in Nigeria who are keen to call Adamu up for their senior squad ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations early next year.




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