Zambian Emmanuel Mayuka has joined FC Sochaux on loan from Southampton. The 22-year-old will spend a season with the French Ligue 1 club and then return to the Saints.

He said "I'm happy to sign with FC Sochaux. I need to have more game time so I had to be loaned from Southampton - I thank them for understanding.

"I cannot wait to play my first game with Sochaux," added the striker.