Southampton have again put together another solid season which has seen them regain their regular spot in the middle of the Premier League table this season.
Claude Puel has impressed our landlord in his first season in English football and alongside his side’s current mid-table ranking, Saints fans in the Tavern also have celebrated a trip to Wembley this season in the form of the EFL Cup final in which they lost 3-2 to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspired Manchester United back in February.
Since then, the Saints fans in the Tavern admit their side have not had much to play for but are still satisfied following the rebuilding work that went on at the club in the summer, something that they were not surprised to have witnessed due to the fact that Southampton seemingly have to rebuild in one way or another at the start of every season.
They feel that this is the summer that Puel and the Southampton board should really try and keep the squad together, and make some signings to enhance their squad, not make sales that ruin it.
Our landlord has taken his resident Saints fans’ opinions in and he has been in his beer cellar after hours, looking at potential signings that may come through the gates at St Mary’s this summer.
Let’s take a look at TWO of the names he has come up with…..