Sport Ronald Koeman believes a top-four finish ‘is not realistic’

Ronald Koeman, the  Southampton manager, could not have stated his team’s case any more strongly ahead of tomorrow’s home match against Manchester City. “We have played 12 games now and I didn’t see one team better than we [are] in these 12 games, and we played against Liverpool and we played against Tottenham,” he said. “Maybe Sunday, but we  will see.”

Tottenham Hotspur target Morgan Schneiderlin 'happy at Southampton' despite speculation

France star enjoying life again with the Saints after impressive victory

Southampton goal scorer Morgan Schneiderlin
Carlton Cole (right) celebrates his goal for West Ham last weekend

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Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend transfer news: Southampton losing hope of deal for Tottenham winger

The England international has been linked with a move away from White Hart Lane

Southampton transfer news: Saints target Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld

However, Ronald Koeman faces competition for the Belgian

Andros Townsend is nearing a Tottenham comeback after recovering from a hamstring injury

Tottenham transfer news: Andros Townsend left in limbo as Spurs wait on Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin

English winger seemingly caught in the middle of stand-off

Alert Fraser Forster keeps Aide Brown Ideye at bay and Roy Hodgson happy

England goalkeeper given his Premier League chance at St. Mary's

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman alongside new Southampton signing Shane Long

Southampton vs West Brom team news: Shane Long remains on the bench as Ronald Koeman names unchanged side

Alan Irvine also keeps the same team from Sunderland draw

Southampton’s coherent display in defeat at Anfield suggested that Ronald Koeman knows how to build a team

Premier League: Southampton vs West Brom match preview

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Southampton's Morgan Schneiderlin is not for sale, says Ronald Koeman

Southampton transfer news: Morgan Schneiderlin rumour has gone away, says Ronald Koeman

Club say their midfielder is not for sale at any price

Louis van Gaal will be looking for an improvement from his side

Premier League games live on TV this weekend: Newcastle, Everton, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City vs Liverpool

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Ryan Bertrand is presented as a Southampton player

Southampton transfer news: Completed summer deals, including Shane Long, Fraser Forster and Graziano Pelle

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Luis Suarez (left) and Brendan Rodgers during Liverpool training last season

Liverpool vs Southampton: Brendan Rodgers reveals Luis Suarez sent him a text message before the game wishing the Reds good luck

Suarez's former team went on to beat Southampton 2-1 in their opening match

Raheem Sterling celebrates his goal for Liverpool

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