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.
Liverpool and Manchester United went head-to-head at the weekend.
Leeds United star looks a class above.
Should Leeds United make a move for their former striker with their promotion rivals among the favourites to sign him for free?
David Nugent was unable to score on his Derby debut against Leeds.
Morgan Schneiderlin, who joined Everton from Manchester United, played against Manchester City on Sunday.
The Watford right-back did not even make their 25-man squad but he could be a star at Ibrox.
The Argentines are catching up whilst Lamela recuperates from injury in the Italian capital.
Leeds United are reportedly keen on Bournemouth attacker Lewis Grabban.
Paul Merson suggests that Tottenham Hotspur should make a move for West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino in the January transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur have swooped to land Maximus Tainio - the son of former Spurs midfielder Teemu Tainio.