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Late Tackle Football Magazine - - CONTENTS - MATTHEW JAMES casts his sea­soned eye over the form

ONLY Euro­pean foot­ball hip­sters and de­vout Foot­ball Man­ager ob­ses­sives had heard of Graziano Pelle be­fore he ar­rived on the south coast this sum­mer.

The 29-year-old Southamp­ton striker had forged a for­mi­da­ble goal record over the last two sea­sons in Hol­land with Feyeno­ord.

St Mary’s was ground zero in the sum­mer with the club seem­ingly not able to sell their stars quickly enough.

But new boss Ron­ald Koe­man qui­etly went about his business and pieced to­gether a squad that’s got the crit­ics chomp­ing on hot hum­ble pie.

Koe­man forked out £8.8m for Ital­ian hit­man Pelle. He’s prov­ing a huge suc­cess al­ready with ten goals in his first 13 games.

His ac­ro­batic strike against Queens Park Rangers in Septem­ber was a thing of beauty.

Which brings us on to Viktoria Varga. The Hun­gar­ian model Pelle gets to call the mis­sus.

Hours can be lost scrolling through her In­sta­gram pic­tures as she shares her favourite self­ies and hol­i­day snaps with her man.

Gra­zie Graziano!

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