It’s been a really mixed season for Southampton and manager Claude Puel, who came within 90 minutes of EFL Cup final success earlier this campaign, having lost to Manchester United in the final.
Saints fans here in the Tavern are convinced things are moving in the right direction under their French gaffer but with European football further away than perhaps it should have been, supporters are looking forward to next season in the hope they might see some success at St Mary’s once again.
There are some cracking players in this Southampton side and even the landlord here in the pub is tipping them to do well next season and he’s a very hard man to please indeed!
The likes of Gabbiadini and Redmond have looked absolutely devastating at times this campaign and if they can stay in-form going into next season, things are looking very promising indeed.
But there’s real thought amongst some fans here in the Tavern that the team can do well next season and that certain individuals still have a lot to give this campaign.
So with that in mind, here’s TWO Southampton players that deserve another shot to shine this season…..