Southampton have already played plenty of football this season due to their participation in the Europa League, and that showed as Ronald Koeman’s side played out an uneventful 0-0 draw with Watford at the weekend.
Southampton had five shots on target while the Hornets failed to register a single effort to challenge Saints stopper Martin Stekelenburg but when the final whistle blew the two sides shared a point apiece.
One man who played a significant role was Southampton’s new signing Oriol Romeu – the 23-year-old Spaniard looking solid alongside Victor Wanyama and suggesting he can go some way to filling the hole left by Morgan Schneiderlin’s departure earlier this summer.
Romeu was making only his third appearance for the Saints having previously turned out against Everton in the league and FC Midtjylland in Europe but he already looks at home.
After the match we took to Twitter to see what Southampton fans thought of Romeu’s latest performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:
Romeu/Wanyama axis looks promising. one thing VW could learn from Morgan is to keep everything simple. No need for Hollywood pass #saintsfc— Bewlerrr (@bewlerrr) August 24, 2015
Romeu is unreal, he's just what we needed what an addition.— VITESSE ULTRA (@WxrdProwse) August 23, 2015
To his credit, Romeu looks decent. I'm just not generally a fan of 5 at the back. Worried about this hump it up to Pelle tactic as well.— Mitch Le Tissier (@MitchLeTiss42) August 23, 2015
Also, I think Romeu has been a good signing, looks good in holding midfield role and is not afraid to get stuck in, distribution is good too— Kyran (@kyranwatts) August 23, 2015
Fonte MOTM with Romeu looking a brilliant signing, yet again from our recruitment team #saintsfc— Matt Stewart (@mattstew92) August 23, 2015