Despite the departure of Jermaine Jones, the Revs go into the new season as one of the league's most intriguing teams.
The US international has been linked with the Saints this season following an outstanding 2014 MLS campaign.
LA Galaxy legend Landon Donovan is hoping to end his career with a record sixth MLS Cup title on Sunday, but the Lee Nguyen-led New England Revolution will certainly be no pushovers.
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is reportedly keen to reunite with ex-PSV midfielder Lee Nguyen, whose stellar 2014 form for the New England Revolution has fueled overseas interest.
The LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane and Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins are both finalists for the 2014 MLS MVP award, but the pair face strong competition from the New England Revolution's Lee Nguyen.