Premier League

Harsh? The 2 Southampton players who are always seemingly seen as scapegoats

It’s been a fairly stress free season endured by Southampton fans in the Transfer Tavern.

The South Coast club sit in the mid table in the Premier League and our resident Saints fans have seen their side perform the way they expected way back at the start of the season.

Our landlord agrees that Southampton have provided no shocks and with Claude Puel reaching the EFL Cup final in his first season, the Frenchman may even be able to deem his first season at St Mary’s as a success.

However, with a somewhat safe season being endured by Southampton fans in the Tavern, some players have been singled out as not pulling their weight in order to try and push their club up that level to compete for a place in next season’s top six.

To say our landlord disagrees with his regular Saints in the Tavern is an understatement, and he has made the point that yet again, Southampton have gone through a rebuilding season by securing a mid-table spot in the Premier League – something that cannot be said for other sides.

However, the Saints fans in the Tavern are not having it and have come back with the TWO players they like to portray as scapegoats…

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