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23 May 2017 19:40:04
So I've heard a word of mouth rumour, Sam allardyce has been spotted in southampton with possible view to a move to us if Claude Puel is sacked. Not sure if I believe this one I like allardyce as manager bit not what our club needs in my opinion and would rather puel have more time.

Does anyone have anything else on this, is this probably just a rumour?


1.) 23 May 2017 21:02:28
No thanks we ain't in a religation battle YET.

2.) 23 May 2017 21:23:30
He has said he just wants to spend time with his family.

3.) 24 May 2017 09:44:51
I think you've made this one up yourself.

4.) 24 May 2017 12:59:20
He was in Southampton for a friends wedding, no more!

5.) 24 May 2017 23:20:48
Saintysaintsaint I clearly asked a question. It's a rumour site. That's what this site is for. Thank you ozz for clarifying my original question. Not that it was needed after allardyces retirement. It's nice to a been proven that he was spotted in southampton also.

6.) 25 May 2017 18:16:03
He has left Palace with a caveat that if he signs for another PL club within 2 years that CP will be due 2m. Perhaps in 2 years time (or 3 managers time) we will take him.

7.) 25 May 2017 20:37:32
He got £2m for leaving Sunderland (saving them), £1m on leaving the England post and £2m as a bonus for saving Palace. He'll be okay for a few bob - didn't Poch have to pay £2m to us out of his own pocket to join Spuds?

8.) 28 May 2017 13:47:13
I can't see him leaving a premier league club just to pay 2m out of his own pocket to join another premier league club personally. I don't think he is much better than Puel myself anyway. Good coach, but not great.



18 Oct 2016 14:36:11
Keep seeing online about mauro icardi being linked with Saints. I don't know if it's false or recycled or what it is. Has anyone heard anything else on this?




22 Jun 2016 15:40:03
So I've heard a rumour that our new manager Pellergrini will be announced tomorrow with the official unveiling set to be on the 1St. Anyone shed any light on this?


1.) 22 Jun 2016 16:58:54
From whom did you hear this rumour? Seems strange that you are the only person spreading it which would suggest that this person has confided in you and no one else . Very odd as rumours spread quickly but obviously not this one.

2.) 22 Jun 2016 19:01:42
Was just word of mouth there wasn't real evidence behind it. Hence asking if anyone could shed any light on it. Was a posted question bot a bold statement.

3.) 22 Jun 2016 20:24:54
The 1st would tie in with his contract at City. Expires the last day of June.

4.) 22 Jun 2016 20:33:58
I know what you mean especially when this whole thing is dragging on. No offence meant phill, honest .



15 Jun 2015 02:56:53
Hi eds,
Has there been anymore information on hernandez? Not really keen on taking on another striker who isn't perticularly keen on playing for us but the rumours have been floating about. If as reported is true about the wage bill inter were offering for van persie. I'm sure it was between 60-80k a week (15m per year) would that not be a cheeky signing worth a punt? Neither Milan club finished perticularly high in the league. As far as offering European football goes neither can do that.


{Ed002's Note - Putting aside your appalling mathematics; Inter, Dortmund, Spurs, Monaco, Southampton, West Ham, Lazio, Stoke and Everton have a declared interest in Javier Hernandez. If the price is reasonable then Galatasaray could revive their previous interest. His agent has said there is interest in the United States as well. I understand that Manchester United are looking to offer Hernandez to a Spanish side as part of a deal for another player.

Right now, I wouldn't hold your breath.}

1.) 15 Jun 2015 11:16:27
Sorry I do apologise was a long night shift last night. The figure was around £4.6m a year I actually saw. Which is close to 90k a week. Was trying to find the original article online, however it's like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Most journalism seems to be recycled with different words. Like copying your mates homework back in the day haha. Thanks for the reply though 😊

{Ed002's Note - No problem Phill.}




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29 May 2015 13:14:05
This isn't a rumour so I do apologise but benteke''s buy out clause must be causing a massive stir up for villa. For Saint''s to buy him would be a massive statement of ambition. Does anybody have any genuine ideas of our top targets this summer, edds maybe? What with European football probable surely we need to really strengthen the squad. We have a good first 11 but I can't help but think along the same lines as what benali said in the echo today.


{Ed002's Note - I can tell you players I am aware of Southampton having looked at or enquired after but I cannot answer anything about "top targets". My experience from this page last year makes me reluctant to give any detail.}

1.) 29 May 2015 17:21:52
After last year Ed 002 I don't blame you. I think that it's best to wait and see anyway as Saints usually surprise everyone by buying someone that nobody thought of.

2.) 29 May 2015 17:22:12
is his buy out cluse not 30m+? no thanks. would be a massive statement of "yeh we have lost the plot".

3.) 29 May 2015 20:57:50
Prices us out. I'm intrigued from David Gold's statement today that West Ham will be making a "big signing" soon. As they are one of the main teams we are competing against outside the top 6, anything they can do we should be doing better!

4.) 29 May 2015 22:12:03
Shame to say I had to get off my high saints horse becuase we can't offer the same money as west ham can offer

5.) 29 May 2015 23:39:15
A big signing, interesting, could that be related to them bringing in a top manager?

6.) 30 May 2015 10:40:18
Think you will find Wet Spam make the same comment every time season ticket sales are underway!




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08 Aug 2019 10:29:07
Is this full back talk because we have a potential buyer for Cedric with some sustenance in Europe Ed002?


{Ed002's Note - I don’t understand what you mean about “sustenance”. But there is a potential buyer for Cedric in Monaco.}



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07 Aug 2019 09:27:54
I think it's a good idea let him get one more season of first team football. I fear his chances would be limited this season otherwise. Could just be a rumour, what was the source of this one? Rare for players to go to MLS.




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12 Jul 2019 10:15:05
They'll let him see out his contract think he has a year or two left. His sell on value won't be high. He's no prolific but his work rate and small runs can be crucial in some games for breaking down defences.




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04 Jun 2019 20:30:59
I can't see this happening. That's up with our our top transfers. Good player but a lot of money for his level.




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20 Jul 2018 19:37:20
I disagree with the long out views. I think he was great for us down the left wing. He creates so many problems for defences with his pace, pulling away playwrs allowing a striker to slot home. I don't see him as a goal scorer but that of a problem on the pitch for defenses.





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19 Nov 2017 08:45:04
I don't think it's that tadic hasn't been good enough sometimes as he's putting balls in the box. There's just no target man. Gabbiadini was thriving on those low crosses when he first came in. At the moment with have redmond taking factor many shots when he couldn't he a barn door. The tactics and forwards don't suit tadic being on the pitch.

It's like he's trying to pick his strongest team on paper each week instead of using player strengths. He never seems to change much either when it's clearly not working. Looking at our run of games and the points difference to relegation zone I think we could likely be around that drop zone come the new year. This isn't a doom a gloom post I genuinely believe we fudged up changing manager.