Southampton manager Claude Puel has poured cold water over rumours that the club had bid for Crystal Palace star Yannick Bolasie.
'These media tabloids like to make up stuff as they go along', laughed the Southampton boss. 'As it stands, we have expressed no interested in this player.'
Meanwhile, sources at Selhurst Park have said that the club will reject any advances for the Congolese winger.
'They've basically issued a hands-off warning to Southampton.'
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