Charlie Austin admits he may have left Southampton higher however rejects any claims he doesn’t just like the membership.
The striker departed the membership on deadline day in August 2019 after being disregarded of Saints’ pre-season tour and coaching with their children.
Shortly after signing for West Brom, he accused Southampton of displaying him a scarcity of respect.
He instructed Sky Sports activities, per Workforce Discuss: “I’m 30 years previous. I felt like I wanted to be handled with respect.
“It’s simple to say the membership has obtained to do that and that and they’ve to take care of themselves. Then you definitely surprise why gamers sit again and go ‘that is wonderful with me’, if you’re going to deal with me like that [then] no drawback.
“The opposite aspect is the surface world suppose [the player] will get this and will get that cash and they need to… [But] generally the membership has obtained to have a look at it and go, ‘you’ve got given him this, it’s not their drawback’. That is your drawback. That is on you.
“Typically you’ve got to carry your palms up and say that’s as much as you. I look within the mirror and might say I did nothing incorrect.
“For six weeks at Southampton I skilled with the under-23s, with [coach] Radhi Jaidi, gave them no bother and skilled with them each single day and that was it.”
The episode has left a bitter style within the mouths of Saints followers, with one accusing Austin of disliking the membership when debating in regards to the group’s latest kind.
Austin responded on Drivetime: “It’s no dig, I’m simply giving my opinion on the soccer membership and their scenario now. They’ve had one level out of a attainable 27 and been overwhelmed 9-Zero in consecutive seasons. Do you suppose that’s ok?”
He shed additional mild on his messy departure from the south coast membership later within the present, admitting he would have most popular to have left in higher circumstances however says he doesn’t have any hate in the direction of the membership.
Austin added: “Ought to I’ve left higher? Yeah, in fact.
“However generally it doesn’t all the time finish in handshakes and all that form of stuff… that’s what it’s.
“Do I want I may’ve mentioned goodbye to the canteen woman that was there for three-and-a-half years? After all I do. The receptionists, the safety workers, in fact!
“However that’s soccer. Soccer strikes on so it’s what it’s. My opinion on Southampton is what I consider. It’s not vengeance towards them or something like that. There’s no hate in the direction of them, that’s a ridiculous assertion.”