A second disappointing result in a matter of days capped off a miserable week for Southampton, and Nathan Redmond was the focus of plenty of fan frustration against Newcastle.
On Tuesday, the Saints were defeated 9-0 in a game that will live long in the memory for all the wrong reasons. Against the Magpies, they were far more competitive, but even a goal from new boy Takumi Minamino and a stunning James Ward-Prowse free-kick couldn’t help them overcome what was eventually a nine-man Newcastle rearguard.
Redmond offered little for Ralph Hasenhuttl and co. The £16.2m-valued 26-year-old (Transfermarkt) struggled to offer enough going forward, and didn’t provide what was required in the other direction to help out makeshift right-back Jack Stephens. As one of the Saints’ more experienced players, the boss would have been expecting more from him.
Should Southampton sell Redmond?
The Saints supporters were far from happy with his display, and they took to social media platform Twitter to share their thoughts.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about Redmond below
“also now is the time to sell redmond, always shocking and has one good game a season. players like this are holding us back”
“Get Redmond off please #saintsfc”
“Need to get Redmond off he’s been poor today, lost the ball so many times it’s embarrassing”
“Redmond has been awful. Won’t take a player on!”
“Redmond currently Newcastle’s best player #SaintsFC”
“Take Redmond of, he’s having a shocker”
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