West Ham United and Leicester City have received a boost in their hunt for a new striker.
Claude Puel became unpopular with some members of his Southampton squad and, one year on, Pellegrino is in danger of losing his job at St Mary's.
European qualification is still a possibility for Leicester and it could be easier to cap a successful season in the league than in the FA Cup.
The Saints were overturned comfortably by Liverpool last night and now have a serious fight on their hands if they are to maintain their Premier League status.
Leicester City were keen on including Roberts in any deal which involved Riyad Mahrez heading to the Etihad Stadium.
Kelechi Iheanacho has not had the desired impact since joining Leicester City from Manchester City.
Aleksandar Dragovic is on loan at Leicester City from Bayer Leverkusen until the end of the season.
Leicester City boss is still gutted by Southampton's cup final defeat.
Pundit backtracks on previous comments, and believes Claude Puel simply has better players to work with at Leicester than Southampton.
Leicester City manager Claude Puel is anticipating January interest in Riyad Mahrez.