Southampton boss Claude Puel has full confidence in Nathan Redmond to be amongst the goals despite a difficult afternoon against Swansea. (Daily Echo)
Sam Gallagher has scored three times in six starts on loan at Blackburn, and he’s urged the club to build on their first league win. (Lancashire Telegraph)
Saints blogger offers his players ratings from the 1-0 over Swansea on Sunday, including more high praise for defender Virgil van Dijk. (ESPN FC)
Goalkeeper Fraser Forster was named in the Metro’s Premier League team of the week. (Metro) ...
Whilst van Dijk was present in the Mirror’s team of the week. (Mirror)
Charlie Austin has accepted there will be rotation due to the amount of fixtures Southampton must cover. (Sky Sports)
Ryan Bertrand, meanwhile, has praised the impact Austin has had. (Daily Mail)
With the EFL Cup tie against Crystal Palace fast approaching, former Saints manager Alan Pardew is considering bringing youngster Like Dreher and Michael Phillips to St Mary’s. (Croyden Advertiser)
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Olufela Olomola struck twice in the U23s 2-2 draw with Leicester City at Staplewood. (saintsfc.co.uk)