Southampton boss confident ahead of Wigan fixture

Southampton manager, Nigel Adkins has given high hopes ahead of this week’s match against Wigan.

Adkins has also confirmed he is looking to add to Southampton’s squad before the transfer window closes following rumours linking players to St Mary’s Stadium.

Adkins told the club website: “We will be buoyed by the performance of last week up at Manchester City so we will be looking forward to being back in front of a full house at St Mary’s,”

He continued by saying: “We play very well here and win a lot of games, so that is important that we maintain that this season.

“It’s a very challenging division, mentally, tactically and physically I know here at St Mary’s the fans will get right behind the players.”