Southampton have submitted their 25-man squad for the second half of the Premier League season after the conclusion of the January transfer window.
All top-flight clubs have to confirm the group of senior and Under-21 players who will be available for selection during the 13 league games left during this campaign (available via premierleague.com).
Under-21 players do not count towards the 25-man squad, which means that Saints can dip into the youth talent pool that they have whenever they need to.
There have been a few changes to the playing squad over the January window, with both incoming and outgoing transfers during the winter window.
The squad that Saints have on offer to them can be found below (complete with middle names):
Saints 25-man PL squad
Marcus Thomas Barnes*
Angus Fraser James Gunn*
Pierre Emile Kordt Hojbjerg
Daniel William John Ings*
Alfie Charles Jones*
Harry Charles John Lewis*
Shane Patrick Long*
Alex Simon McCarthy*
Samuel James McQueen*
Nathan Daniel Jerome Redmond*
Jack Joseph Rose*
Oriol Romeu Vidal
James Michael Edward Ward-Prowse*
A notable aspect of this group of players that has been carefully shaped by Ralph Hasenhuttl over the past year is the amount of ‘homegrown’ players (marked with a *).
After their departures in January, Cedric Soares and Maya Yoshida are no longer included and are now plying their trade for Arsenal and Sampdoria respectively.
Loan signing Kyle Walker-Peters is obviously included though and is expected to provide competition and cover for both full-back roles.
Alfie Jones and Jack Rose are currently away from the club at Gillingham and Walsall but could presumably be recalled if Saints suffer injuries in their areas of the field.
You may have noticed that Moussa Djenepo, Kevin Danso, Yan Valery, Jake Vokins and Will Smallbone are not here though, but the reason will become clear with the Under-21 list below:
Saints Under-21 players
David Osaretim Agbontohoma
Samuel James Bailey
Samuel Lawrence Alexander Bellis
Sean Anthony Brennan
Ethan Darren Burnett
Jack Thomas Bycroft
Teddy Jay Davey
Lucas Nsiona K Defise
Rio Kamil Glean
Matthew Gary Hall
Kornelius Normann Hansen
Alexandre Tounde Dimitri Jankewitz
Tyreke Martin Johnson
More from Saints Marching
- Southampton: Report confirms that Saints defender will sign new deal
- Southampton: Hasenhuttl blames player fitness for shock loss to Brentford
- Southampton: Spurs show interest in striker Danny Ings
- Southampton: Saints forward close to securing move to Europe
- Southampton: Work permit issues prevent Saints signing midfielder
Kingsley Finn Latham
Kameron Malcolm Ledwidge
Ramello Dejorn Mitchell
James William Morris
Christian Anthony Norton
Thomas James O’Connor
Michael Oluwadurotimi Obafemi
Kazeem Aderemi J. Olaigbe
Oludare Samuel Araba Olufunwa
Zuriel Jonathan Otseh-Taiwo
Tommy John Scott
Benjamin Smales Braithwaite
William Anthony Patrick Smallbone
Jayden Pharell Llamar Mills Smith
Wandja Allan Tchaptchet
William James Tizzard
Jack Henry Turner
Caleb Cassius Watts
Callum Neil Watts
Oliver Lennon George Wright
With Djenepo, Danso, Valery, Vokins and Smallbone all in this list and not the senior group, this just highlights the faith that Saints are putting in young players this season.
These five in particular have all shown very bright flashes of their potential when they have played, but also need time to develop their overall games.
They have perhaps the perfect manager for this in Ralph Hasenhuttl, who will know when they are ready and if they can be thrown straight into the thick of the action.
The likes of Callum Slattery and Kayne Ramsay also have first-team football under their belts and will be wanting to push themselves further in current loan spells.