Roberto di Matteo is keeping tabs on Southampton.
The former Chelsea boss dined with Saints chairman Nico Cortese and manager Mauricio Pochettino last week.
Pochettino said: “I am really happy with the way the club and the fans have treated me.
“It is never easy to get on a train that is already moving. I fully accept what happens in the future.
“I am not thinking about relegation, I am just working hard every day to get results."