Ex-Southampton striker Watson big fan of Pochettino kids

Former Southampton striker Gordon Watson says the club's youngsters are destined for big things. Watson is a big fan of the young players under manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Former Southampton striker Gordon Watson says the club's youngsters are destined for big things.

Watson is a big fan of the young players under manager Mauricio Pochettino.

“Morgan, Luke ... and Nathaniel Clyne got better and better when he wasn’t left isolated or exposed," he told the Daily Echo.

“Jack Cork gave us a lot of stability when he came back from injury, just by keeping it simple, keeping the ball moving.

“He was very mature and we missed him early on. The two full backs (Shaw and Clyne) could play at a bigger club.

“So could Jack Cork and Morgan. Southampton are a club massively on the up, but those two could play for a top eight, top ten club.

“Could Saints be that sort of club next season? Only time will tell."

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