Here at the Transfer Tavern we expected a lot from Southampton this season, with the arrival of a successful French manager in Claude Puel and then with Europa League football also on the menu.
However, it hasn’t quite clicked this season for the Saints but perhaps a successful January window could be just what’s needed at St Mary’s.
The team has been playing well enough but it just hasn’t worked out at crucial moments in the league for the former Nice boss Puel and so this window could really make or break their season.
With that in mind, then, it’s important that they recruit well this January and in particular they could try and improve their midfield options. They really need to improve in order to break through the barrier and into the Europa League spots again.
With that in mind, then, surely one of these four midfielders should join Southampton in January according to our landlord…
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