Our resident Saints fans here in the Transfer Tavern are starting to feel good about their team again.
After a slow start, a run of victories in both the Europa League and Premier League has left them thinking Claude Puel might just be able to do what so many managers before him managed. and
Maintaining their good form despite another upheaval over the summer has been a sewing motif amidst a myriad of managers on the South Coast over the years.
The latest victory was a completely controlled performance against West Ham on Sunday as they brushed aside the club from the capital with a 3-0 victory to leave the Hammers feeling very sorry for themselves.
The tests keep on coming for Puel, though, as this weekend sees the champions Leicester City as the opponent, fresh from beating Porto in the Champions League.
Puel will be confident his side can continue their fine form, though, and our landlord reckons with this line-up he may well be right…
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