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.
Tottenham have been linked to former Liverpool attacker Suso.
Liverpool want Naby Keita, but he would cost £70 million.
Watford have been linked with Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic in the summer transfer window.
Leeds United have a women's team affiliated with the club again.
Tottenham Hotspur agree terms with Vincent Marcel, according to a report.
Newcastle United and Everton are both expected to be busy in the transfer market this summer.
The Everton target is on international duty with Spain Under-21s.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for the Argentine youngster.
Leeds United fans are hoping that Toumani Diagouraga is handed a chance by Thomas Christiansen.
High praise for the potential Leeds United signing to live up to.