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Southampton: Matchday round-up

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Get caught up on all the headlines, as Saints ready for their EFL Cup semi-final first leg at St Mary’s.

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Former Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin is headed to Everton for a reported £22m after finding chances limited at Manchester United. (BBC Sport)

Matt Le Tissier assessed Liverpool’s Southampton transfers ahead of the EFL Cup semi-final clash. (Sky Sports)

Southampton boss Claude Puel is keen to up the tempo of play against Liverpool. (ESPN FC)

According to reports, Crystal Palace has joined the race to bring Jose Fonte, 33, who handed in his transfer request, to Sellhurst Park. (Daily Mail)

Everton and former Saints manager Ronald Koeman, however, is also keen to bring Fonte to Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)

Puel has made it clear that the defender will not feature in the EFL Cup semi-final. (talkSPORT)

Jay Rodriguez believes the club will overcome any adversity once the Portuguese defender has left, citing previous transfer upheavals. (Mirror)

With Southampton reportedly interested in Mamadou Sakho, Liverpool have valued the out-of-favour defender at £20m. (BBC Sport)

According to the Sun, Southampton are hoping to bring £4m-rated Sergio Oliveira to the Premier League. (The Sun)

Southampton has slashed ticket prices for their FA Cup replay with Norwich City at St Mary’s. (Eastern Daily Press)

Fans are encouraged to sound a round of applause in the twentieth minute to remember late Saints fan Jack Dowding. (Daily Echo)

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