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.
Newcastle United have reportedly held tentative talks with a number of buyers.
Tottenham Hotspur continue to hunt Chelsea down at the top of the Premier League table.
Leeds United's Charlie Taylor could play his final game at Elland Road this weekend.
Tottenham have a very positive transfer connection with Hull City, but it has been one sided so far. That could soon change.
Will Rangers provide a 'guard of honour' for rivals Celtic this weekend?
Leeds United may ultimately benefit from missing out on the play-offs.
Everton are reportedly in talks with wealthy Chinese investers, which is great news for Ronald Koeman's transfer plans.
Say it ain't so.
Speculation surrounding the future use of West Ham United's Olympic Stadium home has made the headlines again this week.
Tottenham Hotspur are likely to be on the look out for a new striker this summer.