Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has warned England counterpart Roy Hodgson it is too early for Jay Rodriguez to return to the national team.
Rodriguez, 26, has just one senior cap and has only recently returned to action for Southampton following a serious knee injury that threatened his career.
The forward scored his first goal in almost 17 months to pull Saints level in their 1-1 draw against FC Midtjylland in the opening leg of their Europa League playoff, and is likely to start the return match...
Southampton will play in more glamourous surroundings than the 11,800-seater MCH Arena in Herning, Denmark, but the second leg of their Europa League playoff with Midtjylland on Thursday could prove to be the perfect backdrop to kickstart their season.
A year ago this week Ronald Koeman's side travelled to Championship outfit Millwall for a League Cup second round tie and scraped through, having picked up just one point from their opening two Premier League outings. Four days later Saints came...
Southampton have told midfielder Victor Wanyama that he will not be allowed to leave the club in this transfer window amid continued speculation that he is a target for Tottenham and Arsenal, sources have told ESPN FC.
Wanyama, 24, was linked with a move away from Southampton in the final weeks of last summer's transfer window, and there were reports that the Kenya international was eager to explore the possibility of leaving the club he joined from Celtic in July 2013.
Reported Southampton target Virgil van Dijk admitted uncertainty about his Celtic future after the Scottish club's Champions League failure.
Van Dijk has been heavily linked with a move to Southampton, although the Hoops denied reports that a deal was in place before their 2-0 defeat by Malmo in Sweden, which consigned them to a second consecutive season in the Europa League.
The former FC Groningen defender, who is in his third season of a four-year deal, has now said he is open to offers ahead...