There have been many amazing stories around this Premier League season just gone. Leicester’s title win, Tottenham’s surge up the table and Chelsea’s capitulation have all grabbed the headlines and rightly so. But what we are forgetting is how well Southampton have done.
The Saints have finished a hugely impressive sixth.
Above Liverpool, above West Ham who again were another side being praised, and just three points off of a Champions League spot, yet the South coast side’s season has gone largely under the radar.
In fact, it was only when the club were in a dismal run of form this year they seemed to get any attention and so the turnaround Ronald Koeman has performed with his side, not for the first time, has been brilliant.
Saints fans can look forward to Europa League football next season, with an ever improving squad and a manager who is increasingly becoming one of the brightest in the game.
2016/17 could be the St. Mary’s outfit’s best for some time, and with the new money coming in from the new TV deal an abundance of new players to enhance the club’s progression should be expected.
Southampton’s record transfer fee is £12 million which was for player of their season Virgil van Dijk. Money certainly well spent then and our landlord thinks at the Transfer Tavern that Southampton could break that record again with these FIVE players……
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