Southampton and Sunderland draw to remain in search of their first Premier League wins of the season.
Boss Claude Puel says Jose Fonte has informed him he wants to stay at Southampton, shunning interest from Manchester United.
Southampton boss Claude Puel says Jose Fonte has given him his word he has no interest in pursuing a move to Man Utd this summer.
Ahead of the second round of Premier League fixtures, Sportsmail will be providing you with all you need to know about every match, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats.
The Portuguese, who played his part in his country's Euro 2016 victory in France this summer, moved to the south coast from Sporting Lisbon in 2015 and made 27 appearances last season.
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Southampton defender Cedric Soares signs a new four-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2020.
David Moyes upset some fans by suggesting this week that Sunderland should expect to find themselves in another relegation fight this season if reinforcements are not bought soon. But the lack of ambition in the manager’s approach on the pitch in Sunderland’s first two matches should be of more…