Transfer Window Review: Southampton
— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) August 19, 2013
Five word review: Top quality where it’s needed.
In: Pablo Daniel Osvaldo (Roma, £15m), Victor Wanyama (Celtic, £12.5m), Dejan Lovren (Lyon, £8.5m).
Out: Vegard Forren (Molde FK, Undisclosed), Dean Hammond (Leicester, Undisclosed), Sam Hoskins (Yeovil, Free), Richard Chaplow (Millwall, Free), Steve de Ridder (Utrecht, Free), Ryan Dickson (Colchester, Free), Ben Reeves (MK Dons, Free), Frazer Richardson (Middlesbrough, Free), Dan Seaborne (Yeovil, Free), Jason Puncheon (Crystal Palace, Loan), Danny Butterfield (Carlisle, Free), Danny Butterfield (Carlisle, Free), Tommy Forecast (Chelmsford City, Free), Emmanuel Mayuka (Sochaux, Loan).
Released: Alberto Seidi.
– Added quality players.
– If it ain’t broke approach to improving the squad.
– Kept last season’s stars.
– A really top keeper wouldn’t have gone amiss, but we’re nit-picking.