How Are Southampton’s Departed Stars Getting On?


We find out how the likes of Sadio Mane, Graziano Pelle and Juanmi are getting on in their post-Southampton careers.

Graziano Pelle

Pelle’s big money move to Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng Taishan has gotten off to a reasonable start.

The Italian forward, now managed by former Fulham boss Felix Magath, has started in every game as his team claimed four wins from their opening six fixtures. He grabbed his first goal of the season for Shandong in their recent 1-1 draw with CQ Dangdai.


Juamni is enjoying life back in La Liga. The 23-year-old has scored nine goals in 31 appearances for Real Sociedad, who are in contention for to qualify for the Europa League next season.

Victor Wanyama

Wanyama has carried his Saints form into life at White Hart Lane.

The dominant midfielder is a regular for Tottenham Hotspur, only missing their recent league games against Watford and Swansea City. Wanyama has earned rare reviews for his performances as a holding role for the title challengers.

Sadio Mane

Likewise, Mane has excelled since his summer move to Liverpool. The forward bagged thirteen goals and six assists in 27 games for the Reds before picking up a season-ending knee injury.

Jose Fonte

The grass hasn’t been greener for Fonte at West Ham United.

The centre-back has only won two games his joining the London club, with his first clean sheets for the club coming in recent weeks. Fonte, who lost 4-0 to Manchester City in his debut, drew criticism from his own supporters following the 3-0 loss against Arsenal earlier this month.

Gaston Ramirez

Things have been even bleaker for Ramirez.

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The Uruguayan missed Middlesbrough’s recent win over local rivals Sunderland after picking up a red card against Bournemouth. Despite his side’s impending relegation, there have been a few bright moments for Ramirez, as he scored goals in the wins over Hull City and Bournemouth.

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