Southampton are famous for creating players of the highest quality, with the likes of Matt Le Tissier, Alan Shearer, Theo Walcott and Gareth Bale all coming through the South Coast academy.
No club is perfect though, every side makes poor signings, whether they are youngsters who never quite make it or big names that don’t live up to their potential.
Saints have had their fair share of poor players over the years, Ali Dia, who will forever be a pub quiz answer and a recurring nightmare for Graeme Souness, is one that springs to mind.
The club’s transition from League One strugglers into one of the most upwardly mobile outfits in the Premier League has been nothing short of amazing.
Still, even the club with perhaps the best transfer strategy in the league hasn’t been without its blunders.
Now, the punters in the Transfer Tavern will take a rather painful trip down memory lane for Saints fans and take a look at their worst ever XI in club history, see if you agree…
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