Southampton’s Shane Long and the Republic of Ireland battled to a 2-2 draw against Dusan Tadic and Serbia on Monday. 29-year-old Long is without a Premier League goal after three matches and his struggles continued on international duty. (Irish Independent)
The Transfer Tavern discussed three hidden gems amongst the Southampton ranks, including Jason McCarthy, Sam McQueen and Josh Sims.
Saints skipper Jose Fonte has said he is fully committed to his team, despite sustained interest throughout the transfer window linking him to Manchester United (ESPNFC)
According to an article in the Telegraph, former Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, who left for Everton in the summer, is the eighth highest paid manager in the world. (Telegraph)
uMAXit Football warns Claude Puel not to make the same mistakes Koeman made regarding the Europa League. (uMAXit)