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  1. Saints sign Simeu from Chelsea, published at13:29

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    Southampton have signed 19-year-old centre-back Dynel Simeu from Chelsea on a three-year deal.

    The England Under-19 international has featured for Chelsea's under-23 side and will join Southampton's B team for the upcoming 2021-22 season.

    Returning to his home city of Southampton, Simeu said: "It's nice to be back home, I've had a really friendly welcome.

    "I hope to hit the ground running, get fit and comfortable with the boys and then hopefully push towards the first team."

  2. Transfer news: Jamaica winger Bailey attracts interest, published at07:14 27 July

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    Leicester, Everton, Wolves and Southampton are all showing interest in Bayer Leverkusen's Jamaica winger Leon Bailey, who could be available for £30m. Aston Villa are also bidding to sign the 23-year-old. (90min)

    Want more transfer news? Read Tuesday's full gossip column

  3. Hasenhuttl's new summer look?, published at13:13 26 July

    If you didn't catch a glimpse of Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl's tartan trousers over the weekend - where were you?

    While some on social media were comparing the Austrian to Rupert the Bear, others reckoned he'd come straight from the golf course.

    We wonder whether these will become a touchline staple?

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    Hasenhuttl wore the trousers as his Saints side drew 1-1 in a friendly against Fulham

  4. Judging Southampton's summer signings, published at16:24 22 July

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    With the Euros over, attention has quickly turned to the new Premier League season and what clubs are doing to strengthen their squads.

    The transfer window is open until 23:00 BST on 31 August.

    Southampton have already signed Theo Walcott and Romain Perraud - but there could be plenty more business still to be done.

    But how do you rate those recruits, and how do they compare with those brought in by rivals?

    Get involved and judge all the notable Premier League signings so far

  5. Southampton's pre-season in pictures, published at14:15 22 July

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    Southampton players have returned for pre-season training as they prepare for their friendly fixtures, starting with a trip to Cardiff City on 27 July.

    See how Saints have been preparing for the 2021-22 season in pictures

  6. Transfer news: Lemina to leave Saints?, published at10:25 22 July

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    Southampton and Newcastle are in talks over a £4m move for 27-year-old midfielder Mario Lemina, with the Magpies hoping to reach an agreement this week. (Mail)

    Want more transfer news? Read Thursday's full gossip column

  7. Premier League trio keen on Maitland-Niles, published at15:49 21 July

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    Arsenal defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles is attracting the attention of three Premier League rivals.

    Maitland-Niles enjoyed an excellent second half of last season on loan at West Brom, even though the Baggies were eventually relegated to the Championship.

    Leicester and Southampton were both keen on Maitland-Niles in January and are already believed to have shown an interest in the player, who broke into the England squad last season, earning five caps but missing out on selection for Euro 2020.

    Burnley manager Sean Dyche is also keen on the 23-year-old, who has played in both midfield and defence.

    Maitland-Niles' Gunners deal runs to 2023 and it is anticipated he will leave the club this summer.

  8. Southampton's pre-season schedule, published at16:12 20 July

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    Southampton's players returned to pre-season training last week and will get their Premier League campaign under way on 14 August away to Everton.

    The Saints are travelling to Wales for their pre-season preparations, with two fixtures against Championship sides currently in the diary. Here's their schedule as it stands:

    27 July: Cardiff City v Southampton (Cardiff City Stadium)

    31 July: Swansea City v Southampton (Liberty Stadium)

    Read more on what to look out for during pre-season

  9. Transfer news: Ings set on move to Manchester, published at10:11 20 July

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    Southampton striker Danny Ings, 28, has his mind set on a move to one of the Manchester clubs but the Saints are yet to receive an enquiry for him. (Talksport)

    Meanwhile, Southampton have shown interest in signing Manchester City's £20m-rated Venezuela midfielder Yangel Herrera (Sun) and are also monitoring Chelsea youngster Lewis Bates, with the England Under-19 midfielder having just one year left on his contract. (Mail)

    Get more transfer news in Tuesday's full gossip column

  10. When does Premier League season start and other key questions , published at12:02 15 July

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    Euro 2020 is over and focus has switched to the new Premier League season.

    Players are back in training, new signings are settling in and clubs begin their pre-season fixtures this week.

    BBC Sport answers some key questions before the 2021-22 campaign gets under way

  11. Transfer news: Williams deal in doubt, published at10:39 15 July

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    Defender Brandon Williams, 20, could see his loan move to Southampton in jeopardy because of Manchester United's financial demands. (talkSPORT)

    Want more transfer news? Read Thursday's full gossip column

  12. Transfer news: Swap deal involving Lemina and Hayden possible, published at10:18 14 July

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    Southampton are in talks with Newcastle United over midfielder Isaac Hayden, 26, with the possibility that 27-year-old Mario Lemina could go in the opposite direction. (Mail)

    Meanwhile, Danny Ings, 28, is Tottenham's priority signing and they want him to play alongside England captain Harry Kane in attack. (Telegraph - subscription required)

    Want more transfer news? Read Wednesday's full gossip column

  13. Transfer news: Saints make move for Armstrong, published at11:16 8 July

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    Southampton are confident of signing striker Adam Armstrong, 24, from Blackburn Rovers for a £10m fee plus add-ons. (Football League World)

    Read more transfer news in Thursday's full gossip column

  14. Transfer news: Williams loan deal close, published at08:25 7 July

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    Southampton are confident of securing Manchester United defender Brandon Williams on loan for the forthcoming season. Saints were keen on the 20-year-old last summer but United were reluctant to let him leave following his breakthrough season. (Mail)

    Get more transfer news in Wednesday's full gossip column

  15. Transfer news: Vestergaard to Spurs?, published at09:00 6 July

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    Tottenham have been in talks with Southampton over a move for Jannik Vestergaard. The 28-year-old Denmark defender has been with the Saints since 2018. (Mail)

    Get all the latest transfer news in Tuesday's full gossip column