Pochettino’s former Saints academy star Omar Rowe set for Championship return

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO’S former Southampton academy product Omar Rowe is set to make a return to English football in the Championship.The winger made his Saints first team debut as an 18-year-old under Pochettino during a League Cup second round thrashing of Barnsley in 2013.1 Mauricio Pochettino gave Omar Rowe his debut at SouthamptonCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdHe was brought through the academy alongside the likes of Luke Shaw, James Ward-Prowse and Calum Chambers.Rowe was tipped for big things under the Argentine coach, and made another appearance in the cup third round, as well as scoring 10 goals in 29 U23 games.But he gradually dropped down the divisions in the UK before a three-year spell in Cyprus.Now back in England with seventh-tier Hayes and Yeading United, the 25-year-old has caught the eye once more with 14 assists and 13 goals in 21 games.MOST POPULAR FOOTBALL STORIESTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsSunSport understands Championship outfits Bristol City and Barnsley – the club he made his senior debut against – are interested in giving Rowe another chance in England’s second tier.And with a transfer value of just £15k, he could prove to be a shrewd bit of business.Portsmouth, Bolton, Peterborough and Tranmere are also keeping tabs on the player. View this post on Instagram No Matter How You Feel Get Up, Dress up, Show Up And Never Give Up 👌🏾 A post shared by Omar Rowe (@omarrowe37) on Nov 18, 2018 at 5:15am PSTRowe’s younger brother Aaron is at Huddersfield, signing his first professional contract with the club in March 2019 on a three-year deal.He spent time on loan at Boston United and Bromley this season before returning to the Terriers last month.Poch spent almost two seasons with the Saints before moving to Tottenham, where he led them to the Champions League final last season.The 48-year-old is on the look-out for another job after leaving Spurs earlier this campaign.Jamie O’Hara says that Mauricio Pochettino could make a quick return management with Tottenhamlast_img read more