Saints have confirmed the appointments of Sammy Lee and Dave Watson to the club’s coaching staff.

Watson has worked extensively with the England squad and has been praised for helping the likes of Joe Hart, Ben Foster and Jack Butland.

The 40-year-old joins as senior goalkeeping coach.

Lee, meanwhile, joins Ronald Koeman’s backroom team as first team assistant coach.

Martin Hunter has been appointed as technical director after four years in charge of Saints’ development squad.

Executive director Les Reed told the club’s official website: “I am extremely happy that we have been able to appoint three highly-respected and talented coaches to these important positions.”