Defender admits Southampton ‘have to change some things’

15 Jun 2022 | 08:45 | Football

ROMAIN Perraud admits the Saints “had to change some things” as they went into the sequel Premier League campaign.

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It will definitely be a new interface tutorial Saints team, with 38-year-old Ruben Selles appointed as coach Ralph Hasenhuttl’s new assistant.

He is the first appointee since the departures of first-team coaches Craig Fleming, Dave Watson and Kelvin Davis.

There is also likely to be an on-field change for the Saints, with the club targeting players in a number of positions this summer – starting with the imminent signing of goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu.

But Perraud, 24, who made 20 Premier League appearances in his first season at the Saints and could start a new season with Tino Livramento injured, admits something different comes from the players. player.

“I think next season we have to change a few things,” said the Frenchman.

“When we play away, we have to be more aggressive, more confident and more united as a team.”

The Saints have won just three games in the entire 2021-22 season – a 1-0 win over Watford and a big 3-2 win over West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur.

Their last go Game of the campaign ended in disarray with hits from both Brentford and Leicester City, whose Saints messed up mid-table throughout.

Perraud continued: “When you’re playing away in a tough game, like at Burnley (lost 2-0 to the relegation team) or anywhere, it’s not easy, we definitely have to build on this shape.”

Perraud is currently recovering from a fracture injury that occurred before the final week of the campaign, but will be able to return to the Saints’ pre-season schedule.

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