Ralph Hasenhuttl is expecting changes at Saints following the departure of chairman Ralph Krueger but insists it is still business as usual at the club.

Krueger left St Mary’s after it was decided his contract would not be renewed at the end of the season with vice-chairman Martin Semmens taking temporary charge.

With Les Reed’s position at the top of the football chain also unfilled, there is a restructuring on the horizon via the club’s owner, Gao Jisheng.

However, Hasenhuttl insists he trusts those at the top to make the correct decisions.

He said: “We have maybe a few things that will change but the owners and their responsibility guys in the club will find the right decisions.

“For us it’s important we take the decisions we have to take, it’s important and we can do this.

“It is important that if the transfer period starts we know where the responsibility is for every part of the job and for sure that will happen.”

On Krueger’s departure he added: “For our daily business not a huge change but for me he was a very important person. He brought me here.

“He was the guy I had the first contact with but I think the club and he find an agreement that both could live with.

“I am an employee of the club and for me as a manager it doesn’t change anything.

“I am sure he will be our biggest fan until the end of the season, wish us all the best and to stay in our positive way and that’s what we try to do.”