Southampton could be playing in Europe next season.

The Daily Echo says Mauricio Pochettino's men are third in the latest Premier League Fair Play table, issued this week, the winner of which stands a great chance of making it into next season's Europa League.

The competition is the second tier of European football behind the Champions League and offers the chance of high profile and lucrative fixtures.

The last time Saints played in Europe was in 2003 following their FA Cup final appearance the previous season.