Southampton are fast becoming a quite extraordinary football club. Summer after summer, the Saints feel inclined to sell their best players for substantially large transfer fees, and in the process, weaken a side that has spent considerable efforts enhancing its potential. Yet it seems like the norm now that the club exceeds expectations during their 

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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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Southampton hope that the distraction of the transfer market does not affect Sadio Mane. It is believed that Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in the player, who has stated would like to leave. Last week Mane was fined and left out of the team by manager Ronald Koeman. The forward has come out to 

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January brings with it the mid-season transfer window, a time that is likely to fill Southampton fans with dread. It was in the summer of 2014 the Saints lost Rickie Lambert, Dejan Lovren and Adam Lallana to Liverpool, Luke Shaw to Manchester United and Callum Chambers to Arsenal for a total in the region of 

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Celtic had started the second leg of their Champions League qualifying tie away at Malmo impressively but on 23 minutes Virgil Van Dijk watched Markus Rosenberg rise above him to “head”- the connection was made with his shoulder- the complexion of the tie into the direction of the Swedes. An own goal from Dedryck Boyata 

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It hasn’t been the happiest of starts to the new Premier League season for Southampton. The surrender of a lead at Newcastle compounded with a 0-3 defeat at home to Everton, whilst signs of their misfortune are also apparent on the touchline as manager Ronald Koeman sits with his protective boot after rupturing his Achilles. 

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When Glen Johnson signed from Portsmouth for £17.5 million in 2009, Liverpool hoped they had finally found their answer to their right-back problems that had stretched back to 2004. Despite the sizeable fee, Johnson was a 24 year old England international who had been named in the PFA Team of the Year for the preceding 

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Southampton fans weren’t quite as spoiled this weekend as they were the week previous as Stoke City turned up at St Mary’s in a typically diligent and disciplined mood. The workmanlike approach of Mark Hughes’s team meant there would be no repeat of the 8-0 drubbing that did for Sunderland the week before and for 

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Ronald Koeman’s introduction to Premier League life would not have received the same extent of media examination as that of his former mentor Louis Van Gaal just 24 hours before him, but both the league’s two new Dutch coaches move on with similar problems but with very different campaigns lying in wait. After Van Gaal, 

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The Premier League has always boasted its competitiveness compared to Europe’s other top leagues, although in reality it was only two, sometimes three teams that were really in the title race. So far this season, that has changed quite dramatically. Here we are in January and the top 6 places are changing on a weekly 

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