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SportThe ex-Southampton XI that have qualified for the Champions League last eight

14:55  14 march  2019
14:55  14 march  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Now, with the Champions League heading into the quarter-finals – Southampton have a strong representation amongst the final eight teams. Not a player Southampton sold, but he was on loan to the club earlier in his career. He has been superb over the last few years with Tottenham.

As the Champions League group stage reaches its conclusion, the teams that will make up the last 16 of The 16 teams remaining in the Champions League will find out their second round opponents on Monday The teams will be split into two pots: one with the eight group winners: Borussia Dortmund

The ex-Southampton XI that have qualified for the Champions League last eight © Michael Regan/Getty Images Sport Liverpool FC v Burnley FC - Premier League

Southampton may be battling relegation in the Premier League this season, but a host of their former players are enjoying very successful campaigns.

The Saints have had some exceptional talents in recent years, due to their incredible scouting and recruitment work, and they have gone on to play for some of the best clubs in Europe.

Now, with the Champions League heading into the quarter-finals – Southampton have a strong representation amongst the final eight teams.

In fact, there is enough to make a starting XI…

Five possible departures from Southampton this summer.
Southampton are currently enduring another relegation battle in the Premier League, after they avoided the drop last term. Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men are on the up, after a string of good results since his arrival at the club, and look set to stay in the division for another season. Hasenhuttl will have the whole summer to shape the squad to his will, meaning that some players will need to be cut loose. Here are five players who could leave the club in the summer… 2/6 SLIDES © Michael Steele/Getty Images Sport Alex McCarthy Angus Gunn now appears to be Hasenhuttl’s first-choice, a decision which may leave Alex McCarthy with no option but to seek a move away fro

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