Southampton are being linked with a move for Norwich City playmaker James Maddison.

According to a report from the Mirror, the Saints are among a host of top flight clubs who are keen on the youngster as he continues to light up the Championship with some exceptional displays.

It’s stated in the report that Saints are expected to ‘firm up’ their interest when the summer transfer window comes around, as Norwich will undoubtedly be keen to keep hold of one of their best players. They will also be looking to retain Maddison’s services as the sale of Alex Pritchard to Huddersfield is set to go through soon.

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Maddison has netted six goals in the Championship this season and has also contributed with five assists in what has been a disappointing season for the Canaries.

The 21-year-old is destined for big things and Premier League duo Liverpool and Tottenham are also stated to be keen on landing him in the summer.