The birth of Manolo Gabbiadini’s Southampton career has cheered up many Saints fans here in the Transfer Tavern.
Losing three consecutive games was a rare and disappointing sight to Southampton fans recently as it was the worst run the Saints had been on all season. What made it worse, too, was that two of the three losses came against sides which the Saints were above in the league at the time.
However, a staggering 4-0 away win over Sunderland last week definitely helped them forget their previous losses. Two goals from new boy Gabbiadini made it that ever bit sweeter too.
It’s important that Southampton don’t get carried away with themselves. There is undoubtedly room for improvement in Claude Puel’s starting eleven, with some players just not living up to their full capabilities.
Taking this into consideration, let’s look at two Saints players who need to prove their worth to the manager Puel, in order to stay at St Mary’s Stadium – according to our landlord…
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