Southampton are well known for their ability to just keep on producing young talented football players, year on year!
Our landlord here at the Transfer Tavern can only sit back and admire, too, with the likes of Theo Walcott, Gareth Bale, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Luke Shaw all coming through in recent times.
The problem for the Saints, then, doesn’t seem to be producing the talent but it is having the ability to keep them at the club. If you look at their potential starting eleven, had they managed to keep it, they would challenge for the Premier League but unfortunately for the club they just didn’t have enough financial clout.
They have so many young players currently in their academy and first team who show the characteristics that the players before them have shown and they really could be on to great things if the club can keep them. Indeed, they also have some brilliant natural born leaders in their team, without a doubt.
Which bring us onto the idea that for sure these two Southampton starlets have the potential to be a future captain at the club, in years to come…
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