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 Hotspur and England international defender Kyle Walker is a very consistent player.
Leeds United are said to be planning a move for the £2million-rated striker.
Ex-Rangers striker Jonatan Johansson is reportedly in contention to work alongside Pedro Caixinha.
Crystal Palace, AC Milan and Inter Milan are reportedly interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur’s Moussa Sissoko in the summer transfer window.
Middlesbrough's Adam Forshaw has impressed in the Premier League this season.
The loaned-out Derby County frontman faces an uncertain future under the new boss.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney in the summer transfer window.
Bulgaria beat the Netherlands 2-0 on Saturday evening.
Celtic eventually won the race for the striker - although they may wish they hadn't.
Leeds United, Newcastle United, Sheffield Wednesday, Brighton and Hove Albion, Huddersfield Town and Reading make up the Championship top six at the moment.