Why was Southampton star Graziano Pelle back at Feyenoord?

Graziano Pelle

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle seems to hold his former club Feyenoord close to his heart.

Southampton striker Graziano Pelle was back at his former club Feyenoord this week.

The Italy international travelled to Rotterdam on Tuesday to pay his former teammates a visit at De Kuip and posted the following photo on social networking site Twitter.

Pelle initially joined Feyenoord on loan from Parma for the 2012-13 season and very impressive in the Eredivisie.

The 29-year-old revitalised himself in that campaign and, after scoring 27 goals in 29 league matches, he was snapped up on a permanent deal by the Dutch giants.

The former Lecce star continued to score goals at Feyenoord and found the target 23 times in 28 league matches last season.

In the summer transfer window, Southampton signed Pelle from Feyenoord. The striker has been hugely impressive in the Premier League so far this season, scoring six goals and creating 12 chances in eight league appearances.

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