Southampton’s new look team have had a fruitful trip to Belgium over the last week or so, seeing off Dutch side EHC Hoensbroek and Belgian side Sporting Hasselt 4-0 and 6-0 respectively.
New boy Graziano Pelle hit the ground running with two goals in his first 45 minutes of Saints football against Hasselt, while fellow newcomer Dusan Tadic and young winger Sam McQueen also stood out.
This was a flying start to life under Ronald Koeman, and although the opposition aren’t exactly world beaters, goals breed confidence and winning is fuelled by winning. This is shaping up to be one of the most interesting pre-seasons in Saints’ history, with more players certain to come in.
The latest names to appear to be getting closer to St Mary’s are that of Burnley forward (and Southampton fan) Danny Ings and Cardiff…
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