Southampton – Already through the second half of the season Southampton remained in the top four Premier League. Ronald Koeman has made this team feared by opposing teams.
Koeman expertise in Southampton gush appreciated by giving him the title of the Premier League Manager of the Month twice: September and January. Her new manager who had won the title this season more than once.
The best title in September grasp Koeman after he won his first 4 of 7 games in the league. In the last month (January), The Saints row beat Arsenal (2-0), Manchester United (1-0), and Newcastle United (2-1).
Southampton today remain perched in fourth place with 46 points, just one point at odds with the third-ranked team, Manchester United.
“Maybe they had thought that we would be very difficult to maintain this spirit. But we finished fourth in this February,” said Koeman told the BBC.
“Now they look at us seriously. I think they are now somewhat daunted.”
Koeman including fanatics coach young players. He did not hesitate to give them the opportunity to perform, especially when a number of core players with injuries.
“The most important thing is the spirit shown by the players, even though many were injured and several key players absent,” said 51-year-old manager.
“That’s what gives the opportunity to the young players, and they showed their ability. I liked the taste of English football teams like Southampton and the way they play. January truly a great month.”