It’s been a difficult week for Southampton in the Premier League and Claude Puel’s side need to start picking up results again if they are to really climb the table going forward.
Their fans here in the Transfer Tavern have been a little underwhelmed with some of the performances we’ve seen over the past couple of weeks and the way they limped to defeat against struggling West Ham last weekend would have been a bit of a worry.
With the departure of Jose Fonte still noticeably affecting the side, especially in defence, it’s important Puel starts to pick up some form as soon as possible, before he begins putting himself under pressure on the south coast.
But with another big game against Sunderland coming up on Saturday, who should he opt with in his starting XI to give his side the best chance of winning.
With that in mind, here are 2 players he must simply pick against struggling Sunderland…
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