How Southampton have actually come out of the transfer window a stronger club

Well in the end that was quite some transfer window for Southampton Football Club.

Just a few weeks ago it seemed the emphasis on Saints was that of an ‘exodus’ a ‘firesale’ and the media’s favourite term a ‘meltdown’,

Sadly, and much to their disappointment, the English press found themselves having to report on two more incoming players at St. Mary’s last night, and as stated by chairman Ralph Krueger despite their protests, that both Jay Rodroguez and Morgan Schneiderlin would be going nowhere.

Yesterday’s deadline day additions of La Liga winner and Champion’s League finalist Toby Alderweireld and Senegal winger Sadio Mane took the clubs Summer spending to nearly £60 million and arguably Saints have ended the Summer with a more successful manager and a deeper squad.

The signing of Alderweireld in particular will turn…

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