Southampton manager Claude Puel said in his pre-match press conference that the club’s record signing, Sofiane Boufal, might be on the shelf for at least a month as he recovers from a knee injury. (ESPN FC)
Arsenal Mania has listed Shane Long and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg amongst the five players who could pull over a positive result for the visiting Saints. (Arsenal Mania)
Midfielder Oriol Romeu has told reporters that Southampton are adapting and evolving with the new style of player under first-year manager Puel. (NBC Sports)
But blogger Alex Crook believes Southampton fans need to show patience towards their new manager. (ESPN FC)
talkSPORT discussed the the one question each Premier League club needs to answer following the September international break, and it should come as no surprise the attention for Southampton is on the Europa League. (talkSPORT)
Despite missing England’s World Cup qualifier on Sunday, goalkeeper Fraser Forster is set to fit for the visit to Arsenal. (Reuters)
Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier has launched football agency 73 Management alongside Francis Benali, with the aim to bring ‘morality back into [football]’. (Daily Echo)
Will Puel leave former mentor Arsene Wenger on the deck again on Saturday like he once did in training? (The Mirror)
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With ample talk surrounding the reunion of Wenger and Puel, Chris Rann has led the charge in discussing what’s happened to former Southampton players currently in Arsenal colours. (George Weah’s Cousin)
I wonder if they have their own suitcase — the pens, not the kids. Anyway, safe trip back and looking forward to the commentary!
Fair play, mate.
Cycling the journey from Brighton to London for the #saintsfc game this weekend. southern rail would only ensure a more stressful journey— Tom Oliver (@tomoybr) September 8, 2016
Proper question this.
Do our players just practice header tennis all week? That is literally all I see. #saintsfc— Glen Vardy (@glennvardy) September 8, 2016
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