This post contains affiliate links. “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”
While Southampton have enjoyed a rather impressive start to the 2020/21 season, they have at times relied on Danny Ings and Che Adams for their goals, with their wingers scrambling for them.
Stuart Armstrong has two goals in the top flight, while Moussa Djenepo and Nathan Redmond finish each And the fact that the Saints have failed to score in their last three Premier League games emphasizes that these wingers need to start contributing much more.
We’ve seen Nathan Tella on the bench at times this season, with the talent of the youth squad having scored. four goals as a forward in a recent game against Leicester City U23, but other than that, Hasenhuttl seems reluctant to trust the youngsters at Southampton.
One thing the Austrian should consider doing to correct his current scoring problem is promoting 20-year-old Will Ferry to his senior team.
Would you like to see Ferry make his debut?
The Irish Under-21 international certainly seems to have a knack for scoring goals, having contributed seven goals and nine assists in 23 games with the U18 team, before being transferred to the U23.
This season has achieved one goal and two assists in 10 Premier League 2 appearances and he certainly deserves a chance to show what he can do in Southampton’s first team.
When they handed him a new contract with the club, the Southampton website He described him as a “fast winger” who has impressed with the academy and wants to take the next step towards the first team.
Certainly next month’s FA Cup game against Shrewsbury Town could be the ideal time to give Ferry a shot at the Saints first team, and if he impresses Hasenhuttl, there’s no reason he can’t push for a debut in the Premier League. if players like Redmond and Djenepo continue to fight.
And, in other news… Boufal 2.0: Hasenhuttl “super talented” risks the purchase after a failed road in Southampton