Southampton defender gets stands and rocking coaches with signature song on loan
SAINTS on loan Dynel Simeu has already rocked the stands and coaches at home with a signature song.
The 20-year-old centre-back has made just four League Two appearances for current side Tranmere Rovers, following a deadline day transfer.
Simeu is enjoying his second Ligue 2 loan after becoming a fan favorite in Carlisle United’s last campaign.
The Southampton local had hoped for a gradual move to Championship or League One level but again had to settle for regular minutes in the Fourth Division.
Simeu was instrumental as Tranmere kept consecutive clean sheets with 1-0 road wins at Salford City and Walsall United.
— Dynel Simeu (@dynel_simeu) September 24, 2022
Simeu was on the bench for Ralph Hasenhuttl during Saints’ trip to Cambridge United in the EFL Cup, having taken part in the pre-season tour of Austria, but then played in the first four Premier League 2 matches of the season.
As he did at Carlisle United, he immediately joined the Tranmere fans and they are chanting his name – despite being a defender – in the ground and on the way home.
They chant: “Simeu, defender of one meter eighty, comes from Cameroon, he can not do anything. Simeu. Simeu.
The club are likely to retain a recall clause and could transfer Simeu to a Ligue 1 club if interest arises in January.
But he has consistently performed well over a full season of senior appearances and every minute adds to the growth of the former Chelsea man – who signed for the club last summer.
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