Southampton find themselves in the Premier League’s bottom three after a seven-match winless run including a historic hammering by Leicester.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has conceded his side have a huge point to prove as they prepare to return to the scene of their recent humiliation on Saturday.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl admits the departure of director of football operations Ross Wilson to Rangers is a “big loss” – but remains confident it will not derail January transfer plans.
Southampton are waiting to find out the extent of Moussa Djenepo’s leg injury.
Moussa Djenepo remains sidelined as Southampton prepare to face Tottenham on Saturday, with boss Ralf Hasenhuttl saying it is not clear how long the Mali winger will be out for.
Portsmouth will be without striker Ellis Harrison because of suspension for Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup tie against rivals Southampton.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl wants his team to rise above the hostile welcome which will await them against bitter rivals Portsmouth at Fratton Park in the Carabao Cup.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl will not prioritise beating rivals Portsmouth in the Carabao Cup over continuing Premier League momentum against Bournemouth.
Southampton will be without Mali winger Moussa Djenepo for Friday night’s Premier League match against Bournemouth because of a muscular problem.
Moussa Djenepo marked his first Premier League start for Southampton with the winning goal against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.