Sunderland manager David Moyes says he did not think twice about starting with unsettled defender Lamine Kone at Southampton on Saturday.
New England manager Sam Allardyce has made his first 23 man international pick and goalkeeper Fraser Forster is in from Southampton.
Southampton manager Claude Puel has been giving his thoughts following the one all draw yesterday with Sunderland in the Premier League.
According to reports, Southampton are set to keep striker Jay Rodriguez instead of loaning him out this summer.
Virgil van Dijk admits Southampton are still trying to adapt to new manager Claude Puel's methods and insists their start to the season has not been good enough.
Virgil Van Dijk slammed Saints for failing to see off Sunderland at St Mary's on Saturday, refusing to praise the 1-1 draw. The Dutchman says his team-mates need to adapt to the methods of Claude Puel.
Southampton plan to keep Jay Rodriguez after interest from other clubs in a potential loan deal, according to Sky sources.
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