The Latest Southampton FC Transfer News for 2017 – 2018
- Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:25:59 +0000: Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action - Southampton | The Guardian
Guendouzi is one of Arsenal’s few reasons to be cheerful, Naby Keïta is a thrilling talent no matter whose shirt he’s wearing, and Richarlison already looks worth the money
Wherever Arsène Wenger was watching, he would have approved of Mattéo Guendouzi’s presence at the base of Arsenal’s midfield. The 19-year-old was poached from Lorient, exactly the type of under‑the-radar Francophone deal in which the former manager delighted. Eager and energetic, his tousled locks and upright style make him stand out but, with City interchanging midfield passes at breakneck speed, Unai Emery had exposed him to a heavy workload – neither Granit Xhaka nor Aaron Ramsey showed much dedication to defensive duties. When Raheem Sterling blazed past him to score City’s opener, Guendouzi’s inexperience was exposed but so was neglectful defending from Mesut Özil and Héctor Bellerín. His passing was often chaotic but so was that of his midfield partners, particularly Xhaka. John BrewinContinue reading...
- Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:51:02 +0000: The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos - Southampton | The Guardian
Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flightContinue reading...
- Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:40:05 +0000: Joe Hart keeps another clean sheet as Burnley frustrate Southampton - Southampton | The Guardian
Citing John Duncan, his manager when a player at Chesterfield, Sean Dyche described this match as a “winning draw”. It was certainly a better game than the scoreline suggests and Burnley return home from the South Coast after a week of extensive travels with a sense of satisfaction. For the hosts, meanwhile, feelings of disquiet will not be too far from the surface.
The visitors were the better side in this match. They controlled the first half at St Mary’s; their crisp passing football a pleasant surprise, their physical commitment nothing less than you would expect from Dyche’s side. They created several chances and should have scored at least once. It was only after another golden opportunity went begging at the start of the second half that Mark Hughes intervened, ditching the three-man defence that had scrapped Saints to safety last season and securing a point from this match in the process.Continue reading...
- Sat, 11 Aug 2018 21:30:42 +0000: Southampton hopeful of major net contribution from Danny Ings - Southampton | The Guardian
After Saints struggled for goals last season Mark Hughes has signed the striker from Liverpool to reunite him with his former Burnley teammate Charlie Austin
Southampton’s hierarchy toasted the arrival of Danny Ings from Liverpool late into Thursday night, as they prepare for a campaign in which they hope to right the wrongs of last season. Ralph Krueger, the chairman, organised the get‑together at a city-centre restaurant, with Gao Jisheng, the club’s Chinese owner, also present, as well as Mark Hughes, to usher in the new season, one the Saints start with renewed vigour.
The manager was quick to reference the instant lift that Ings, rejected as a 10-year-old schoolboy by Southampton after being deemed too small, has provided and how he is confident his five summer signings can help them solve their goalscoring troubles. They scored fewer goals than relegated West Brom on home soil last season and recorded only four league wins at St Mary’s. Charlie Austin – Ings’s former strike-partner at Burnley, whom Southampton host on Sunday – finished last season as joint-top scorer with just seven goals and no player has reached double figures in all competitions since 2015-16.Continue reading...
- Fri, 10 Aug 2018 21:30:13 +0000: Mark Hughes believes Southampton have not taken risk with Danny Ings - Southampton | The Guardian
• Striker has had poor run with injuries in past three years
• ‘It’s not as if we have to get him rehabbed,’ says Hughes
Mark Hughes is confident Southampton’s deadline-day arrival Danny Ings can revive his career at the club after a dreadful run of knee injuries during his three-year spell at Liverpool. Hughes is unconcerned by the 26-year-old’s injury record and said the striker has proved his fitness.Continue reading...
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- Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:56:31 +0000: Pellegrino appointed Southampton manager - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Southampton | BBC
Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino as their new manager, with the 45-year-old former Alaves boss replacing Claude Puel.
- Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:42:32 +0000: Southampton sack manager Puel - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Southampton | BBC
Southampton sack boss Claude Puel after one season in charge, when they finished eighth in the Premier League and reached the League Cup final.
- Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:00:05 +0000: Premier League fixtures in full - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Southampton | BBC
Find out your club's full fixture list for the 2017-18 Premier League season.
- Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:24:39 +0000: Barnsley sign Saints defender McCarthy - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Southampton | BBC
Barnsley sign Southampton defender Jason McCarthy for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.
- Wed, 07 Jun 2017 18:20:44 +0000: Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk - Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Southampton | BBC
Liverpool apologise to Southampton over "any misunderstanding" and end their interest in defender Virgil van Dijk.
Southampton manager Nigel Adkins has been a busy man in the transfer market this summer as he looks to reinforce his squad for the start of next season after a great run which saw them promoted to the English top flight via the play offs. Adkins is now desperate to bring in new names to the club so that he can secure their position in the top flight for another season at least.
The first signing of the summer sees promising young full back Nathaniel Clyne arrive at St Mary`s from Crystal Palace after the promise of the clubs plans to attempt to quality for Europe this season were very enticing for the player. Southampton though will need to pay a large compensation fee to his current club if the deal goes through as due to the players age his former club feel they are due some type of payment from the saints after he signed a new four year deal last week.
Another player who has just be signed by the club is talented striker Jay Rodriguez after he recently arrived from Burnley for a fee which is believed to be around the six and a half million pounds mark. Adkins has long been an admirer of the player and is extremely happy with the signing which he sees as just perfect to bolster his attacking line for next season.
A shocking bit of news right now for Southampton is the fact that their attempts to bring defender Alexander Buttner to St Mary`s may be in tatters after his current club Vitesse Arnham have halted the move after another club have come into the frame for the players signature. Southampton may now find themselves in a bidding war for the player who they see as a perfect addition to their squad so as of now all dealings over the player have hit a premature halt.