Vital Football

Latest Southampton FC News

Schneiderlin Won't Play Final Friendly

Schneiderlin Won't Play Final Friendly

Manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed that midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin isn't physically or mentally right to play in the final friendly of the summer.

Bayer Leverjusen visit St Mary's on Saturday and the gaffer has already ruled out the player and explained that he has a few days to effectively sort himself out.

Speaking to saintsfc he explained.

'We spoke to Morgan this morning and the situation is difficult because the player makes it difficult. I spoke to Morgan with our chairman and the situation has not changed. We don't sell Schneiderlin and he has to accept that. He is tomorrow not in the squad because he said he is not in a physical but even more not in a mental way prepared for tomorrow.'

Koeman goes on to say that he does understand that and in understanding it they have given Morgan the weekend to 'think about this situation' and then on Monday in our next training session they will speak again and hopefully everyone will prepare for the Liverpool game.

'You can continue as a football player of Southampton and now it's up to him.'

Koeman adds that obviously he's pleased to be keeping Schneiderlin because he's a very good player and a key member of the team, and having lost some players so far, he's pleased with how the team reads at the moment but obviously he would like to add at least another two or three to make sure we are as prepared for the season as we can be.

Vital Saints on: facebook

Vital Saints on: twitter

Join Vital Saints

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Vital Saint
Date:Friday August 8 2014
Time: 5:41PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Southampton Articles

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2017/18? (18/10/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2017/18.

Safe Standing Gets A Step Closer To The Premier League

Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that they have reached their crowd funding target of £65,000 to create a safe standing section at New Meadow.

Two Points Lost For Yoshida

Japanese centre half Maya Yoshida has said he feels it was very much a case of two points dropped in Southampton's draw with Newcastle United on Sunday.

Vital View - Premier League - 14th-15th October 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 14th-15th October.

Archived Vital Saints Articles

Vital Saints articles from

Site Journalists

SFC Forever
no email
Profile
Vital Saint
Editor email
Profile
Matt Gardner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forster34%
Soares0%
Yoshida0%
van Dijk0%
Bertrand0%
Tadic0%
Romeu0%
Lemina66%
Redmond0%
Gabbiadini0%
Long0%
Sub - Boufal0%
Sub - Davis0%
Sub - Austin0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Southampton Results (view all)

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Kev2
Vital Football Comment