Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has challenged his players to defy their doubters by producing what could be a season-defining performance against Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday.
Second-placed Southampton head into the game at St Mary's Stadium two points ahead of City after an impressive start to the campaign, but question marks remain over their staying power in the race for Champions League qualificaton.
Koeman has predicted that the next month will go a long way to deciding...
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has said he had nothing to do with Paul Mitchell's departure from former club Southampton.
Mitchell's appointment as Tottenham's head of recruitment and analysis was confirmed on Wednesday.
Press Association Sport reports Tottenham paid Southampton compensation for the former Wigan and MK Dons player, who links up again with the coaching staff he worked with at St Mary's.
Pochettino, who penned a five-year deal as Spurs head coach in the summer, suggests,...