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Southampton: Matchday round-up

The January transfer window rumours are hotting up — who are Saints supposedly interested in? Get caught up with the match day round-up.

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Alex Crook debates how Southampton can handle their current striker situation with Charlie Austin out for up to four months. (ESPN FC)

Reports suggest Southampton will join the race to sign CSKA Moscow’s Alan Dzagoev with Everton and Swansea City also keen on the £15m rated playmaker. (Daily Mail)

Contrary to belief, it is said Virgil van Dijk’s contract does not have a £25m release clause, as Chelsea join the list of interested parties for the defender. (Mirror)

Southampton boss Claude Puel, however, insists van Dijk will not be leaving the club in January. (ESPN FC)

Jose Fonte has reportedly had a £15m price tag slapped onto him with Manchester United hoping to bring the defender to Old Trafford after failing to do so in the summer. (Daily Mail)

The Saints, who advanced past Manchester United, drew Wigan Athletic in the FA Youth Cup Fourth Round. (Southampton FC)

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On-loan Sam Gallagher struck twice for Blackburn Rovers, which brought his total to nine goals.