Despite it having only been a month since the last transfer window slammed shut, speculation is already rife over what will happen in the next one.

The January window is still over two months away, but there are a number of players at Southampton who will already have one eye on their exits.

Mark Hughes’ was given a permanent deal in charge of the club over the summer and left a host of players waiting in the fringes of the squad.

Here are five players who could leave the club in January…

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