Sunday Mirror

Ralph has learned to look in the window


RALPH HASENHUTTL knows Southampto­n must get smart in the transfer window this summer to avoid a repeat of the past two months next season.

The Saints were flying high during the first half of the campaign but suffered a dramatic drop-off in the league from mid-January that long time. It was no looked like it might drag them coincidenc­e we were up in the

Wolves v West Ham here into the relegation battle. table until January. Then we Two pieces

That’s no longer a concern gained experience – important but Hasenhuttl (left) knows for our developmen­t. squad depth is the key to “The experience was that consistenc­y and he wants to this squad, especially the address that. players in the second line,

He said: “It helps massively they haven’t been good if you are consistent­ly taking enough to keep us on this level points and we have shown this when we are missing a few and also this season for a very maybe having a few issues with injuries. This we have to change in the summer. The good thing is we don’t have to sell players, or our best players, we will maybe sell others who are interestin­g for lower league teams.

“The players we want to sign, are very seldom players in the £20million or £30m region. Players around £10m or lower if possible.”

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