Southampton fans react on Twitter to Austin's debut, compare him to Pelle

Charlie Austin

Charlie Austin scored the winning goal on his Southampton debut against Manchester United on Saturday.

Southampton made it three league wins in a row by beating Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, with Charlie Austin bagging a dream winner on his debut.

The Saints went into the game having beat Watford 2-0 and West Brom 3-0, and they made it three clean sheets in a row with a 1-0 victory over Louis van Gaal's struggling United side.

New signing Charlie Austin was the hero, as having arrived from Queens Park Rangers last weekend, he was handed a cameo as a substitute with 11 minutes left to play.

Austin then pounced in the 87th minute, heading home from a James Ward-Prowse corner to open his account for the Saints, and once again prove how prolific he can be in the Premier League.

The striker's move is seen as a major coup for Southampton having hit 18 goals for QPR last season, and he will now take some pressure of Shane Long and Graziano Pelle in Ronald Koeman's attack.

After the game, Southampton fans took to Twitter to react to Austin's incredible debut, with many stating that he already looks more dangerous in front of goal than the aforementioned Pelle.

Others were hoping that Austin could fire Southampton into Europe this season, and believe that his goal proves just what a bargain he was.

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