The Manchester United midfielder was 'fantastic' to deal with for the Saints.
The Black Cats travel to Norwich City in Saturday's early kick-off knowing defeat could spell the end of their Premier League status.
Stars from Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Manchester United and even Leicester City could have also been on the list.
The former Liverpool man knows all about comebacks after Istanbul in 2005...
The former Villa defender and outsider candidate for the manager's job says the club will be there to be shot at next season.
Liverpool completed a miraculous comeback to beat Borussia Dortmund.
Leeds United and Reading go head-to-head this weekend.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder doesn't sound too keen on turning out in the colours of his side's rivals.
The businessman has been discussing West Ham and the Olympic Stadium.
The midfielder-turned-pundit has implored Roberto Martinez to "show bottle" and rest his major stars against Southampton and Liverpool ahead of Wembley clash.
It is claimed that Leeds United hope to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers to Griffiths' signature, despite the Celtic striker appearing to have healed his rift with Bhoys boss Brendan Rodgers.
The former Spurs midfielder wants the salary if he is to join Everton this summer.
Leeds United boss wants transfer backing if he is to sign a long term deal.
Newcastle United are the latest club to be linked with a move for Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho.
Liverpool have replaced Southampton as early favourites to sign Manchester City's Gael Clichy.
Liverpool have been linked to Arsenal ace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Liverpool are expected to be highly active in the summer transfer window.
Newcastle United are among the favourites to sign the Watford man this summer.
The FC Twente midfielder is said to have caught the eye of Leeds United and could be on the move this summer.
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha is said to desperately want the striker at Ibrox, and could have the upper hand over Derby County.