Saints have announced pre-season fixtures against Swindon, Bournemouth and Brighton.

The club this morning confirmed their first batch of friendly games for this summer.

They will begin with a trip to Swindon on Monday, July 21 (7.30pm kick-off).

That will be followed by a visit to the Cherries, which takes place on Friday, July 25 (7.45pm kick-off).

They will then face Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Thursday, July 31 (7.45pm kick-off).

The club will be announcing further pre-season dates in due course.