It was understandable when many saw Southampton’s decision to dismiss Claude Puel as a shock at the end of the 2016/17 campaign. In the end it was the Frenchman’s inability to recreate the positive, attacking style of his predecessors, Pochettino and Koeman that saw him leave St.Mary’s. Mauricio Pellegrino arrived after an exceptional season with 

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It was a move met with much derision when then Southampton Chairman Nicola Cortese sacked successful manager Nigel Adkins and replaced him with a little known Argentine named Mauricio Pochettino in January 2013 At the time it seemed quite an extraordinary move, particularly given that at that time Pochettino did not speak any English. The 

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Southampton have officially completed the signing of striker Sofiane Boufal from French side Lille, the club announced on Thursday. The transfer has cost the Saints a whopping £21 million, surpassing the £15 million paid for Dani Osvaldo in the summer of 2013 to become the most expensive signing to ever grace St. Mary’s. Of the 

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After wrapping up the transfer of Granit Xhaka in late May, Arsenal zeroed in on Jamie Vardy and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. However, Manchester United’s spending capacity and the Vardy’s commitment to Leicester City coupled with injuries to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista ensured signing a defender became Arsenal’s priority this summer. Despite the Gunners scouting truckloads 

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Southampton have completed the signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Bayern Munich for a reported fee of £12.8 million. The news was revealed on Monday by Les Reeds- the Club’s Executive Director of Football- after the 20-year old midfielder finally put pen to paper, inexplicably ending all speculations. His move away from the Allianz Arena has 

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Southampton is undoubtedly a club in crisis- Ronaldo Koeman left for Everton, Victor Wanyama moved to Spurs and while Sadio Mane’s switch to Liverpool has just recently materialized. The Saints have not only lost their manager but some of their most integral players have resolutely joined rival clubs. However, Southampton are second to none at 

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