Southampton fans in the Football Transfer Tavern have been discouraged to hear the news that head coach target Manuel Pellegrini is considering an option to take over as manager of the Russian national team, and it seems as though their search will continue.
The Southampton Daily Echo reports today that Vitor Pereira will not undergo talks with the Saints over the vacant position, as he is committing his future to Fenerbahce.
The 47-year-old Portuguese manager has been widely quoted in the Turkish press as saying that news of a potential move to Saints is “not true” and that he is instead focussing solely on the Turkish giants.
Those on the South Coast will be looking to bring in someone who can replicate the efforts of Mauricio Pochettino and Ronald Koeman,who were both exceptional in their time at the club.
Having exceeded expectations amongst fans; unfortunately their efforts rewarded them with moves away, and Saints will look again to a new era.
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