Ralph Hasenhuttl has outlined his plans for the January transfer window.

Hasenhuttl sets his side up to press the opposition and admits that his style of play requires a lot of intensity from his players.

And he revealed that he already thinks the squad is too big and may use January as an opportunity to move some players out of Saints.

Hasenhuttl said: “We just had a look at the players we have now, and I want to bring them to their limits.

“I don’t know where the limits and if they like to go this way with us they are invited to and when they follow us it will be an intensive, hard working way.

“When they their push their limits we see where they get.

“If someone says it is it too much running or work for me they will fall very quick beside us. That’s how I want to work at January and that’s when we look.

“At first, I think the squad is very big, so we have a lot of positions where we have too much players and maybe one or the other is leaving us and we bring something new.

“I have spoken with the chairman about that and they do everything to help my wishes.”

If Hasenhuttl is unable to bring in as many new additions he would like, the Austrian has no problems in delving into the academy’s talent.

During his time at St Mary’s, he is keen to bring through as many young players as possible in order to strengthen the first team.

Hasenhuttl added: “We have a very good youth academy in this club and it’s a goal for us to bring them forward again.

“In history there were a lot coming out from out of the youth academy and that’s the goal for the future.

“We want these guys to perform, to develop and maybe if they do one or the other, can help us do it better in the Premier League.”