Kyle Walker-Peters insists Southampton are aiming for a high ten end this season – however they’ll have an eye fixed on the European spots too.
Saints completed eleventh final time period, a exceptional feat contemplating they have been 19th within the desk having amassed simply eight factors from their opening twelve matches.
Walker-Peters spent the second half of 2019/20 on mortgage at St Mary’s and helped their resurgence as they ended up comfortably securing their Premier League standing for one more season.
He’s since made his transfer from Tottenham everlasting, and Walker-Peters is backing Southampton to get even higher.
Requested about what the expectations for 2020/21 are, Walker-Peters instructed talkSPORT: “That’s a very good query! I believe with the best way we completed final season, I don’t see why we will’t get into the highest ten.
“We completed eleventh [last season], simply above Everton. I believe we must be striving to get into that high ten, proceed with how we completed final season.
“Who is aware of? We weren’t too removed from Europe. I don’t wish to get forward of myself however I believe it’s a practical goal.”
Danny Ings was a key a part of Southampton’s constructive steps final season – the striker scoring 22 Premier League objectives which was only one behind Golden Boot winner Jamie Vardy.
His superb kind has seen him earn a spot in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for his or her Nations League matches in September.
Ings can be competing with the likes of Harry Kane for a spot within the workforce and Walker-Peters, who’s performed alongside each, revealed that the 2 strikers are very related.
Walker-Peters added: “They undoubtedly have similarities. After I see them practising their ending, their ending is so clear. It’s the identical strike each time, each toes, low and arduous.
“I believe that’s what makes them so good. A lot of instances you see strikers or forwards become bored with the identical end and so they begin making an attempt chips and stuff however these two it’s the identical, shift and bang.”