Southampton fans here in the Tavern will be desperate to ensure consistency in the next campaign, as this was one of their biggest problems this season.
The Saints managed to escape relegation by the skin of their teeth as they’ll now prepare for another season in the Premier League. Although, there are lots of improvements to be had after a rather disastrous season, as they’ll be looking to enjoy a better time of things next time out.
Indeed, the summer transfer window will hold the key to success in the next campaign, as a number of attacking players will need to be brought in after witnessing their woes in front of goal. So, Mark Hughes will be keeping tabs on a couple of his players this summer, as they’ll need to improve massively if they want to be rewarded with a future at the club.
Therefore, if Ralph Krueger has any courage, he’ll make sure this Southampton man is sold…
The Republic of Ireland international struggled to find the back of the net this season, as he only netted on two occasions as one of the main reasons behind the Saints’ worrying position near the bottom of the table.
Indeed, the Premier League looks to be too difficult for the former Hull City forward, as a step down to the Championship or a move away to Scottish football would be more suitable for the 31-year-old.
Therefore, with the Saints desperately trying to cure their goalscoring woes over the course of the summer, getting rid of Shane Long would definitely point them in the right direction.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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