There is a slight sense of panic beginning to creep in among our resident Saints fans in the Transfer Tavern following their performances of recent weeks.
Further more, the South Coast club have been rocked by the transfer request from skipper, Jose Fonte which has resulted in his absence from the Saint’s squad.
Perhaps more crucially is the possibility of losing Fonte’s centre back partner, Virgil van Dijk though these rumours seemed to have been cooled as the Saints’ executive director Les Reed has publicly said the Dutchman is not for sale.
Our landlord believes the Saints will do well not to lose key players this transfer window and keeping them may well be as good as signings.
However, with a new striker needed – this could well be the Southampton XI come Feb 1st…
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