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COMMENT: Krueger backs up transfer claims

Daily Echo: Ralph Krueger

9:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

“That’s our goal, by September 1st, that you can look me in the eyes and say ‘When I look at everything, and I take all the emotions out, this is actually a stronger squad, a deeper squad than we had last year.’”

Hooiveld bids Saints farewell

Daily Echo: Jos Hooiveld

11:11pm Monday 1st September 2014

Jos Hooiveld’s Saints career has effectively come to an end after he was loaned to Norwich for the rest of the season.

Ramirez completes shock Hull switch

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez

10:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

Gaston Ramirez has completed a shock season long loan move to Hull.

Koeman praise for two-goal hero Schneiderlin

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin has been praised for his exemplary attitude after scoring twice in Saints’ 3-1 win over West Ham.

Saints targeting deadline day double ... but midfielder can leave

Daily Echo:

10:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Ronald Koeman is hopeful Saints will sign a defender and a winger before the transfer window slams shut at 11pm tomorrow – but is prepared to allow Saphir Taider to leave little over three weeks after he joined the club.

Koeman delight at West Ham victory

Daily Echo:

5:50pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Ronald Koeman was delighted to secure a first Premier League win as Saints manager.

Taider set to leave Saints after less than a month


11:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

Saphir Taider is expected to end his time at Saints little more than three weeks after joining the club.

Ron will find a way to pair Pelle and Long

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Ronald Koeman believes Shane Long and Graziano Pelle can play regularly in the same team and thrive for Saints.

Clyne and Tadic are right on the money


10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Nathaniel Clyne believes he and Dusan Tadic have the perfect chemistry to make this the year of the right side at Saints.

England hopeful Clyne has time on his side

Daily Echo: Nathaniel Clyne

7:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Nathaniel Clyne has admitted his disappointment in missing out on selection for Roy Hodgson’s latest England squad but still believes his time will come.

Ron sees Gaston as Saints' creative force

Daily Echo: Gaston Ramirez against Norwich.

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Gaston Ramirez could be given the freedom to be one of Saints’ most creative threats after Ronald Koeman confirmed he is unwilling to let the midfielder leave before the close of the transfer window.

Running in the family

Daily Echo:

2:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

It was a family affair for Francis Benali as he continued his 1,000-mile Big Run without visiting a Premier League stadium yesterday.

No Schneiderlin swap in any Townsend deal

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Saints will walk away from their pursuit of Andros Townsend if Tottenham insist Morgan Schneiderlin has to be part of any deal to bring the England winger to St Mary’s.

Vlaar debate reignites

Daily Echo: Under-fire Villa boss Paul Lambert. Picture: Action Images

12:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is widely reported to have criticised Southampton boss Ronald Koeman over his supposed public chase of defender Ron Vlaar – even though the Saints manager last week clarified that he is not interested in signing the centre half.

Schneiderlin is a 'key player' for Ron

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

8:00am Monday 18th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has backed Morgan Schneiderlin to be a key player for his side this season after bringing him into the team to face Liverpool.

Koeman says Saints must believe after Liverpool display

Daily Echo:

4:30pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Ronald Koeman believes all thoughts of Saints struggling this season should be dispelled by his side’s opening day performance at Liverpool.

Kong overcomes broken tibia to secure gruelling win

Daily Echo: Tom 'Kong' Watson

12:29pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Tom 'Kong' Watson produced a brilliant UFC win – despite fracturing his tibia at the start of a gruelling war with Sam Alvey.

Tom 'Kong' Watson ready to battle back in MMA bout

Daily Echo:

7:00am Saturday 16th August 2014

Tom ‘Kong’ Watson has shrugged off any notion of pressure as he prepares for a potentially decisive fight in his UFC career.

Koeman eyes wideman signing

Daily Echo:

4:02pm Friday 15th August 2014

Ronald Koeman is targeting the signing of another winger before the close of the transfer window.

Schneiderlin available for Anfield

Daily Echo: Morgan Schneiderlin wheels away to celebrate putting Saints ahead against Norwich.

3:56pm Friday 15th August 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin is available to play for Saints against Liverpool on Sunday after accepting he will remain with the club.

JWP: New signings will make the difference

Daily Echo: James Ward-Prowse

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

James Ward-Prowse is confident Saints’ new signings will be more than adequate replacements for this summer’s high profile departures.

Saints sign Long in £12.5m deal

Daily Echo:

3:45pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints have completed the £12.5m signing of Shane Long.

No bids for Cork

Daily Echo:

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints have not received any offers for midfielder Jack Cork.

Big spenders Saints in summer spree

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

Saints are set to make this summer’s spending the most lavish in the club’s history as they aim to tie up deals for Shane Long and Florin Gardos.

Sharp completes Leeds move

Daily Echo: Billy Sharp in action for Saints against West Ham

4:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Billy Sharp has completed his move from Saints to Leeds.

Saints agree £12.5m fee for Shane Long

Daily Echo:

10:35am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Shane Long is on course to become the second most expensive signing in Saints’ history after Hull City accepted a £12.5m offer for the striker.

Florin to sign for Saints in time for Liverpool match?

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

SAINTS are hoping to complete a deal to sign Florin Gardos from Steaua Bucharest in time to prepare him to face Liverpool on Sunday.

Koeman hails Taider impact

Daily Echo:

8:34am Monday 11th August 2014

Ronald Koeman was excited about the potential of Saphir Taider after seeing the Inter Milan loan star shine as a late sub as Saints lost their final pre-season friendly 1-0 to Bayer Leverkusen.

Koeman targets defensive signings

Daily Echo:

8:30am Monday 11th August 2014

Saints are deciding whether to increase their offer for Sam Byram after having an initial bid turned down by Leeds.

Saints in record breaking keeper deal

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

8:25am Monday 11th August 2014

Fraser Forster has become the fifth most expensive keeper in world football history after joining Saints from Celtic for £10m.

Saints complete £10m Forster signing

Daily Echo: BIG FRAME: Former Newcastle United keeper Fraser Forster

2:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

SAINTS have completed the signing of Fraser Forster from Celtic for a fee believed to be about £10m.

Forster undergoes Saints medical as Byram bid turned down

Daily Echo: Fraser Forster

7:43pm Saturday 9th August 2014

Fraser Forster is on the verge of completing his move to Saints after undergoing a medical with the club.

Koeman to field first team in final friendly

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Ronald Koeman will field his strongest side as Saints finish their pre-season friendlies against Bayer Leverkusen at St Mary’s today.

Koeman calm over Schneiderlin decision

Daily Echo: schneiderlin celta vigo copy.jpg

10:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

Morgan Schneiderlin’s Saints career hangs in the balance after he was axed from the squad for today’s final pre-season friendly against Bayer Leverkusen.

Jose hoping for no further Saints sales


4:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

Jose Fonte has said the Saints squad will do everything they can to convince Morgan Schneiderlin to stay at the club.

Koeman confirms interest in signing defensive pair

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

4:19pm Friday 8th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Saints are interested in defenders Florin Gardos and Marcos Rojo, but insists neither of them have signed yet.

Schneiderlin axed from Saints squad as he pushes for move

Daily Echo:

3:48pm Friday 8th August 2014

Morgan Schniederlin will be left out of the Saints squad to face Bayer Leverkusen tomorrow as uncertainty continues over his future.

One more game for Ron to get his team ready

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Ronald Koeman has just 90 minutes left to hone his side before the new Premier League season kicks off – but even now he must have more questions than answers in his mind.

A sharp exit for Saints' Billy

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 8th August 2014

Billy Sharp will be handed a free transfer by Saints.

Saints launch new matchday magazine

Daily Echo:

3:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Saints are set to launch their new look matchday magazine at St Mary’s on Saturday.

Saints aim to wrap up keeper deal

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

Saints will look to wrap up the signing of England goalkeeper Fraser Forster after completing the signing of Saphir Taider.

Saints sign Taider

Daily Echo:

4:32pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Saints have confirmed the signing of Saphir Taider from Inter Milan.

Saints reveal squad numbers

Daily Echo:

12:07pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Saints have confirmed their squad numbers for the season ahead.

COMMENT: A Saints exit met with relief

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

10:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

For the first time this summer a Saints departure will be met with relief rather than angst.

Osvaldo set to seal Milan move

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

5:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Dani Osvaldo is set to seal his move to Inter Milan today – with Saints hoping to secure another two signings in the process.

Osvaldo departure could see two new faces coming in

Daily Echo: Dani Osvaldo

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Saints could bag themselves a two for the price of one bargain as they attempt to shift bad boy Dani Osvaldo.

Koeman delight over Tadic and Clyne pairing

Daily Echo: Nathaniel Clyne

10:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Ronald Koeman hailed the burgeoning right sided partnership of Dusan Tadic and Nathaniel Clyne after the pair shone in last night’s 3-1 win over Brighton.

Koeman hoping for a hat-trick of signings

Daily Echo: Ronald Koeman

10:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Ronald Koeman is confident of completing up to three new signings within the next week.

Saints continue winning run at Brighton

Daily Echo:

9:43pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Saints made it five wins from five in pre-season as they comfortably beat Championship side Brighton 3-1 at the Amex Stadium.

COMMENT - Summer of madness at Saints

Daily Echo: Saints kit - 640x480.jpg

1:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT has been dubbed the ‘summer of madness’ at St Mary’s.


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