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Daily Mail - Thu Jul 19 9:07 AM
With the countdown underway to the start of the new season, clubs across Europe are busy pursuing their transfer targets and making signings. DAN RIPLEY brings you the latest.
Daily Mail - Wed Jul 18 8:18 AM
Clubs across Europe are pushing through transfer moves to prepare their squads ahead of the new campaign. Follow all the latest moves and gossip with Sportsmail's DAN RIPLEY
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:25 PM
Goalkeeper Jack Butland and midfielder Charlie Adam questioned the club's signings and players' mindset following Saturday's 2-1 home defeat to Crystal Palace which sent Stoke down.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton manager Mark Hughes was left bemused after the video assistant referee was not consulted in the 'match-defining' moment of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final loss to Chelsea.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton's win over Bournemouth last weekend has given the relegation-threatened club extra strength to tackle the season's final run-in, midfielder Oriol Romeu said.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Mark Hughes launched a withering attack on Jon Moss and questioned whether the referee is physically fit enough to officiate in the Premier League.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
MARTIN SAMUEL: The curtain came down in rather fitting style. Mohamed Salah among the goals, a fabulous pass from Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester City breaking most, if not all, records.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton were denied an equaliser when Charlie Austin attempted to bundle the ball over the line only for referee Martin Atkinson to award a foul after the striker made contact with Willy Caballero.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton must put their FA Cup semi-final disappointment behind them and focus on securing their Premier League status, defender Maya Yoshida has said.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
MATT BARLOW AT ST MARY'S: Gabriel Jesus sped clear, applied an exquisite touch to pull the ball from the sky, another to lob the goalkeeper and propelled Manchester City into raptures again.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Haidara played 55 games last season in all competitions for Salzburg, including 14 in the Europa League as they made a surprise run to the semi-finals. He scored eight goals and assisted 10.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Hughes, whose short-term contract expires at the end of the season, was tasked with keeping the struggling south coast club in the top flight when he replaced the sacked Mauricio Pellegrino last month.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Chelsea will face Manchester United in the FA Cup final after beating Southampton 2-0 at Wembley on Sunday thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League action, Sportsmail will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
It always seems a cheap get out to pinpoint a referee in a Monday analysis, a tactic to deflect the attention from a team's shortcomings. But on this occasion Moss brought the focus on himself.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Meeting a footballer called Max Power builds expectation, so it is good to see his name written on the gymnasium board as winner of the Wigan Athletic players’ triathlon challenge.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
IAN HERBERT AT THE DW STADIUM: Exiting to fourth tier and third tier sides would have been unprecedented and new manager Mark Hughes was the most relieved man in the stadium.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton are closing in on their second signing of the summer in the shape of Basle midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi as Dusan Tadic nears the St Mary's exit door.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
IAN LADYMAN AT WEMBLEY: Chelsea eased into the FA Cup final after goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata saw Antonio Conte's beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley on Sunday.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton have agreed a £18million fee with Borussia Monchengladbach for Danish international centre-back Jannik Vestergaard, 25.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton can move out of the relegation zone with a victory against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday. Follow all the action LIVE with Sportsmail's Adam Shergold.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Stoke chiefs Peter and John Coates have now admitted they should have removed Hughes sooner than his January sacking, in the wake of the Staffordshire outfit's relegation.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The TV and broadband provider and the club will both contribute to cut the cost of tickets for the Everton game from £30 to £10. The cost of coach travel has also been reduced.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Sofiane Boufal gave the clearest indication yet that he wants a move away from Southampton this summer as he talked up a return to France.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Elation, bedlam, hope: three words that sum up the scene at St Mary's following the final whistle. Southampton celebrated like they had just won the league, not closed the gap on 17th-placed Swansea.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Oriol Romeu has hailed 'amazing' Mark Hughes for leading Southampton to the brink of Premier League safety. Saints had won only once in 17 league games when Hughes was brought in.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Wigan officials held an hour-long meeting on Tuesday to review events and avoid a repeat ahead of the quarter-final against Southampton, although wholesale changes are thought to be unlikely.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Chelsea eased into the FA Cup final after goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata saw Antonio Conte's beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley on Sunday.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
EXCLUSIVE BY IAN LADYMAN: Mark Hughes, who is contracted until the end of the season, has had talks about staying at Southampton
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
MATT BARLOW AT WEMBLEY: When Chelsea launched a search party armed with measuring sticks in January it took time before they returned with Olivier Giroud.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Saints take on Chelsea in the semi-final of the FA Cup at Wembley on Sunday as they aim to take their minds off a relegation battle in the Premier League.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The Spanish club are into their fourth season of distinguishing historic players who managed to go through their entire career at the same club.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
In a battle of the footballers, Another Batt, which carries the colours of Austin's Excel Racing Club, held off Dragon's Tail, owned by Michael Owen and trained by Tom Dascombe, by a neck.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton have signed Norway forward Mohamed Elyounoussi from Swiss club Basle on a five-year deal. The 23-year-old scored 23 times in 83 appearances for the Swiss Super League side.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The Scotland international has joined for a fee believed to be in the region of £7million. Armstrong's future at Celtic Park had been in doubt after negotiations had stalled.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton have omitted big-money stars Guido Carrillo and Sofiane Boufal from their pre-season tour of China. The two high-profile forwards' futures at St Mary's now appear in doubt.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Ahead of the FA Cup quarter-finals, Sportsmail will be providing you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all you need to know as Wigan go up against Southampton.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
England international Forster, 30, who signed a five-year contract last summer, had a difficult second half to last season and last played for the club in the 5-2 defeat to Tottenham on Boxing Day.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton will open their season against Burnley at St Mary's on August 11. Mark Hughes will be desperate for his side to start the campaign well, even more so given their tough December.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton manager Mark Hughes feels it is unfair that relegation rivals Swansea have more recovery time ahead of their crunch clash on Tuesday.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton manager Mark Hughes gave many of his players extended game time as he looks to bring them up to speed ahead of the new Premier League campaign.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton had to put the confusion regarding their managerial situation to one side as they trained ahead of Sunday's trip to face Wigan in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The Southampton and Italy striker was spotted texting on his phone for 'up to 10 seconds' while driving in the second lane of the M27 near junction three in Hampshire.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The midfielder earned what proved later in the campaign to be a priceless three points with a later winner in October against West Brom. A dour game was lightened up in the 85th minute.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
West Ham's indecisiveness has left a window of opportunity for Southampton who have made a counter offer of around £11million for the Brazilian who spent last season on loan at Nice.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
SAMI MOKBEL AT ST MARY'S: Dusan Tadic's double in this south coast derby gave a colossal boost to Southampton’s hopes of staving off relegation.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Manchester United and Tottenham booked their place in the last-four with respective victories over Swansea and Brighton on Saturday. Who will join them? Follow all the action with ADAM SHERGOLD.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Oriol Romeu has revealed how Mark Hughes repaired a fractured dressing room in his Southampton rescue mission - and is desperate for the Welshman to stay beyond this summer.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Hughes took the hot seat on a short team deal at the end of last season with the club in danger of relegation. He kept them up, and has been given the job on a permanent basis.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and Bournemouth at Turf Moor.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Mark Hughes insists Southampton will hold their focus during Sunday's clash with runaway champions Manchester City.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
New Southampton manager Mark Hughes accepts his team will have to hit the ground running if they are to achieve their objective of staying in the Premier League.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Mark Hughes believes Southampton's crucial win over south-coast rivals Bournemouth on Saturday will have teams 'looking over their shoulders' in the battle for Premier League survival.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Goals from Nathan Redmond, Harrison Reed and Jake Hesketh ensured a young Southampton side avoided defeat in their first pre-season game of their China tour.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Southampton must win all four of their remaining Premier League games if they are to avoid relegation this season, Oriol Romeu has said ahead of Saturday's match against Bournemouth.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
The Saints' trip to Wembley ended in what has become all too familiar disappointment, with Olivier Giroud and substitute Alvaro Morata securing safe passage into May's final for the Blues.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
Ahead of this weekend's Premier League action, Sportsmail will provide you with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats for Everton's home clash with Southampton.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:15 PM
'As a kid, that was one of my main goals. I'd be kicking the ball about in a yard and dreaming of going to play in an FA Cup final. I was able to do it and now we have to grab this chance.'
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:09 PM
The 21-year-old is valued at £20million by the Carrow Road club and has been pursued by a number of clubs but Southampton are understood to be closer to meeting Norwich's valuation.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:09 PM
Sergio Aguero caused the loudest noise Mark Hughes has heard in a stadium when scoring the most memorable of his 178 Manchester City goals — against QPR on the final day in 2012.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:06 PM
The goalkeeper, who received his first England call-up last November, spent last season on loan at Norwich City in the Championship where he played every league game for the Canaries.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 12:06 PM
Manchester City goalkeeper Angus Gunn is has completed a move to Southampton for an initial £10million. City could pocket up to £13.5m should additional clauses be triggered.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:56 AM
Relegation issues took centre stage on a busy Premier League afternoon up and down the country. Relive the action with Sportsmail's JAMES DUTTON.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:56 AM
DOMINIC KING AT GOODISON PARK: West Brom were seconds away from having relegation confirmed before Davies scored with a deflected strike to see Everton level against Southampton.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:56 AM
West Brom were relegated to the Championship after eight seasons in the top flight when Southampton's win over Swansea on Tuesday evening extinguished their slim hopes of survival.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Tuesday brings the most pivotal match in Swansea's recent history. They host direct relegation rivals Southampton and the winner would go a long way to securing their Premier League survival.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: Before the handshakes and wine came the shaking fists and a whine. Never let it be said that Mark Hughes lacks his old spark.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
WhileSouthampton's goal drew anger and tears in some parts of the home support inside the Liberty Stadium, one young fan had a more firm grasp on the situation as he summed up his feelings.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand has revealed how their hotel row gave them an extra reason to go on to beat Swansea, before the left back took a little dig at the Swansea Marriott.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: On the smallest events, history turns. Jan Bednarek collided with his own goalkeeper, and Mark Hughes brought on Manolo Gabbiadini.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Southampton's win over Swansea confirmed West Brom's relegation alongside Stoke, leaving one of three teams to join them in next season's Championship. Sportsmail look at the permutations
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
EXCLUSIVE BY IAN LADYMAN: The relegation battle between Swansea and Southampton in South Wales has become mired in controversy after the visitors had their hotel reservation cancelled.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Southampton have left a scathing review of Swansea Marriott on TripAdvisor after accusing the hotel of foul play in the build-up to Tuesday's relegation battle at the Liberty Stadium.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
It's Arsene Wenger's final home game as Arsenal manager while Chelsea will be looking to bring Champions League finalists Liverpool back down with a bump. here's our guide to every game.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Mark Hughes' men now face Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Tuesday night in a Premier League survival shoot-out, with either side able to take a giant step towards safety with victory.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Southampton at the Liberty Stadium.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
For an understanding of the magnitude of Tuesday evening's do-or-die survival battle between Swansea and Southampton, we need only heed the words of Francis Benali.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Carlos Carvalhal is grateful for a kinder run of games as Swansea look to beat the drop. Swansea face Bournemouth, Southampton and Stoke before the end of the season.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Southampton all but secured their Premier League survival thanks to Manolo Gabbiadini's second-half winner over Swansea. Relive the action with Sportsmail's JAMES DUTTON.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
The Swans, who host Stoke City on Sunday, must win and hope Southampton lose while also engineering a nine-goal swing. But Saints face champions Manchester City
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
Southampton have vowed to use their controversial last-minute hotel switch as extra motivation for their crunch £180million relegation battle with Swansea on Tuesday night.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: Mark Hughes blamed 'over-zealous Swansea fans' for their hotel cancellation and insisted Southampton took extra motivation from the saga ahead of their victory.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:53 AM
The fires of relegation are hotting up and with Stoke already fried, four teams are sweating on their Premier League future. Swansea face Southampton on Tuesday night.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:50 AM
West Ham, Everton, Southampton and Leicester all opened their doors to the first-team as new signings and new managers got a taste for their new surroundings on Monday.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:40 AM
Luke Shaw, a £30m buy from Southampton in 2014, could leave for nothing when he becomes a free agent next summer and Manchester United want him to sign a new deal if only to protect their asset.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:40 AM
Sportsmail reported in May how United had opened discussions with Forest in a bid to sign the 16-year-old after Southampton and Liverpool had also shown interest.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:37 AM
Matt Targett was a wide-eyed kid when he met Gareth Bale while on mascot duty at his boyhood club Southampton. Back then he watched on from the youth team.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:37 AM
Southampton have signed Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard from Borussia Monchengladbach for £18million. The 6ft 6ins centre-back, 25, has agreed a four-year deal.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:31 AM
THE TRANSFER COLUMN: Chelsea have made tentative enquiries about Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng but their primary target remains Southampton's £50m-rated Virgil van Dijk.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
Danny Ings joined Liverpool from Burnley back in 2015 but Southampton manager Mark Hughes is interested in giving the injury-plagued striker a fresh start at St Mary's.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
Premier League clubs will rack up over 115, 000 miles on their pre-season tours over the coming weeks - though the World Cup means this is a dramatic reduction on 12 months ago.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
Sportsmail provide you with all the new confirmed kits set to feature during the 2018-19 Premier League campaign. Keep track of every team's new designs for the coming season on this page.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
The fixture between Jose Mourinho's men and the Foxes, which will now kick-off at 8pm, has been moved to become the first televised game of the 2018-19 campaign.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
With the closure of the window looming in just over a month, Sportsmail's MIKE KEEGAN looks at what fans of each club can expect over a hectic few weeks.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
There is still much business to be done and not much time to do it in with the transfer window set to slam shut on August 9. Stay right here with Sportsmail's MICHAEL SEARLES for the latest.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
Keep track of all the major transfers involving senior players in the Premier League , as Sportsmail brings you all the summer deals right the way through to transfer deadline day.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
While the nation was in the grip of World Cup fever , the Premier League’s summer transfer window opened. Here, Sportsmail highlights the eye-catching deals that were plotted while you were distracted.
Daily Mail - Tue Jul 17 11:28 AM
Stay right here with Sportsmail's live blog for all the latest action in the transfer market from across the Premier League and around Europe. The summer window is set to slam shut on August 9.
Daily Mail - Sun Jul 15 7:19 PM
Luke Shaw, a £30m buy from Southampton in 2014, could leave for nothing when he becomes a free agent next summer and Manchester United want him to sign a new deal if only to protect their asset.
Daily Mail - Sun Jul 15 10:45 AM
Danny Ings joined Liverpool from Burnley back in 2015 but Southampton manager Mark Hughes is interested in giving the injury-plagued striker a fresh start at St Mary's.
Daily Mail - Fri Jul 13 10:30 PM
While the nation was in the grip of World Cup fever , the Premier League’s summer transfer window opened. Here, Sportsmail highlights the eye-catching deals that were plotted while you were distracted.
Daily Mail - Fri Jul 13 12:14 PM
Southampton have signed Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard from Borussia Monchengladbach for £18million. The 6ft 6ins centre-back, 25, has agreed a four-year deal.