Rickie Lambert wants to finish career at Southampton

Lambert wants to finish career with Saints
© PA Photos
Southampton striker Rickie Lambert declares that he would like to finish his playing career at St Mary's.

Southampton striker Rickie Lambert has revealed that he wants to finish his career at St Mary's.

Lambert was the subject of an approach from West Ham United last month after adapting quickly to life in the Premier League.

The forward is out of contract next summer but has declared that he would like to extend an association with Saints that began in 2009.

He told The Sun: "My family are happy here and I am very happy too.

"It has been a special three-and-a-half years and I would love to finish my career at Southampton.

"The club's ambitions are very high. Southampton is going to be an exciting place over the next few years.

The 31-year-old has 11 goals this season in 26 appearances, helping Saints climb to 15th in the Premier League table.

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini and Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino watch their side's in action on February 9, 2013
Read Next:
Pochettino hails Lambert
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account