Southampton defender Josh Debayo has welcomed appointment of Anthony Limbrick as new U18 coach.

Saints U18s are preparing to face Villarreal in Spain.

"We've trained pretty much every day doing double sessions," Debayo told Southampton's official YouTube channel.

"He (Limbrick) is a really good coach. He's been good to me and the other lads, always encouraging us. We'll carry on learning and keep progressing.

"Villarreal's philosophy and ours is pretty much the same. They like playing out from the back and through the thirds. The drills we were doing [with their Under-16 coaches] were pretty much the same as ours. It's always good to know that Southampton are playing the right way."

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