The Southampton fans are currently having a couple of celebratory pints of TT Ale in The Transfer Tavern, to toast the club’s recent new additions to the squad.
Earlier in the summer there was dark cloud over St Mary’s Stadium, following Ronald Koeman’s decision to leave the club to take over at Everton.
Following Koeman’s exit both Sadio Mane and Graziano Pelle also left the South Coast Premier League side for pastures new leaving new manager Claude Puel with the task of rebuilding his squad to improve on their sixth place finish last season.
With the rigours of competing in the Europa League on a Thursday night next season the new manager will need plenty of cover in all positions to avoid a potential burn out for his players.
In recent days the club have added goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and Claude Pied, who join Nathan Redmond and Pierre-Emile Hjoberg at the club for next season.
So the landlord here in The Tavern has been going through potential transfer targets for the Saints and come up with three names of players who could follow McCarthy and Pied to St Mary’s this summer……
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