West Ham have been after a central midfielder throughout January.
Bournemouth are set to visit Newcastle United's St. James' Park at the weekend.
Southampton suffered a heavy defeat at home to Crystal Palace on the opening day of the 2007/08 season.
Southampton face local rivals Bournemouth this weekend.
The midfielder has looked shaky in his last few performances for the Cherries.
Five Cherries whose displays have stood out this campaign.
Cherries boss Eddie Howe has provided an update on the fitness of his players ahead of their visit to North London.
The midfielder is keen for the Cherries to avoid a Premier League hangover next season by producing a strong finish to the current campaign.
Bournemouth pair Andrew Surman and Steve Cook hold differing opinions regarding who will avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Yaya Toure and Cesc Fabregas make up the top five.