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Southampton: Daily round-up

All the latest Southampton news and rumours in one place.

Southampton continues to chase Lyon forward Rachid Ghezzal after the player reportedly turned down a move to Everton. (Daily Star)

Though Everton are close to signing right-back Cuco Martina says the Liverpool Echo with former Saints manager Ronald Koeman looking for depth at the position.

Martina has made 15 league appearances for Southampton and should he leave St Mary’s, he will be remembered for that goal against Arsenal.

Midfielder Dusan Tadic told that it will take time to adjust to the new tactics set for by manager Claude Puel after a stuttering start to the season. (Reuters)

The saga marches on regarding Jose Fonte, but Jose Mourinho has been told he will have to offload a number of fringe senior players before being allowed to bring the Portuguese international to Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)

With reports swirling that West Brom are keen to bring forward Jay Rodriguez in on loan, HITC Sports’ Dan Coombs offered an interesting take on a potential destination for the 27-year-old: Tottenham at a cut-price. (HITC Sport)

The Birmingham Mail, meanwhile, have discussed how Rodriguez might fit in at West Brom under manager Tony Pulis.

According to the Sun, Southampton are the latest Premier League club to join the race for Juventus’ Simone Zazza.

But the players’ father believes the 25-year-old could be destined for West Ham. (Sky Sports)

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Southampton welcomes Sunderland to St Mary’s on Saturday at 3p.m. with the hosts looking to heap more pressure on manager David Moyes.

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