So far Southampton have survived this summer’s transfer window without their annual squad raid, and the Saints fans here in the Transfer Tavern are feeling content.
The Saints have rejected Liverpool’s advances of Virgil Van Dijk, even going as far as to complain to the FA over tapping up allegations.
The conveyor belt of Southampton managers and emerging youngsters continues at the club.
New boss Mauricio Pellegrino has recruited just the one signing so far.
Centre-back Jan Bednarek has arrived from Lech Poznan to bulk up the Saints defence, meanwhile former Arsenal skipper Thomas Vermaelen was being tipped for a move to the south-coast.
As for those already at the St Mary’s Stadium, Pellegrini has a number of players who could may just tick all the boxes.
Down at the Transfer Tavern, we’ve picked out TWO underrated Southampton players could play a huge part next season..