Ronald Koeman sang the praises of Morgan Schneiderlin after the Tottenham target showed he still has Southampton's best interests at heart by helping to see off West Ham.
Schneiderlin recently claimed his six-year stay at Southampton had been destroyed in an hour -- but he needed less time than that to leave West Ham's defence in pieces at Upton Park and set up a 3-1 win for Koeman's first three points in England.
The Hammers had led through Mark Noble's deflected effort, but France midfielder ...
Morgan Schneiderlin scored twice as Southampton secured a first Premier League win for new manager Ronald Koeman by beating West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park.
The France midfielder - who had been linked with a move to join former Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham - produced a couple of fine close-range efforts either side of half-time as the visitors came from behind following Mark Noble's deflected effort.
Graziano Pelle, signed for B£8million from Koeman's old club Feyenoord, wrapped...
Saphir Taider is set to leave Southampton just three weeks after arriving on a season-long loan, according to ESPN FC sources.
Taider, 22, joined Saints on loan for the campaign on August 6, with a view to signing permanently from Inter Milan. The deal for the midfielder saw club-record signing Dani Osvaldo go the other way, although his spell at St Mary's has been even more farcical than the Italy international's.
Having been an unused substitute in all three of Saints' matches, it is understo...
You could be forgiven for thinking that after one point from their first two games Saints had a good chance to get their first win this weekend at Upton Park, but seeing as their recent record against the Hammers is poor, especially at the Boleyn Ground, current manager Ronald Koeman succeeding where both Nigel Adkins and Mauricio Pochettino failed would be somewhat of a surprise.