Premiership new boys Southampton will face Ajax and Udinese as the club prepares for its return to the top flight. The Championship runners-up will welcome Dutch champions Ajax to St Mary's on July 28, before Serie A outfit Udinese head to the south coast on August 11.

Saints will also host Wolves on August 4 and will travel to Bristol City three days later.

The club's four friendlies on English soil will be preceded by a seven-day training camp to France in Evian-les-Bains.

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