Liverpool continue their poor start to the season by squandering an early advantage and eventually were outmatched by Crystal Palace in a 3-1 loss.
Southampton want to bring in striker Pelle as a replacement for the departed Rickie Lambert.
Rickie Lambert and Wayne Rooney each scored to help England to a 2-2 draw against Ecuador in a warm-up match ahead of the World Cup.
Rickie Lambert's move to Liverpool has been confirmed today after the former Southampton forward passed his medical.
Rickie Lambert will undergo a medical exam at Liverpool on Saturday after Liverpool have agreed with Southampton on an initial £4m fee.
Southampton and Liverpool are in what appears to be the final stages of talks in regards to the transfer of Rickie Lambert.
Rickie Lambert, hoping to bolster his World Cup chances, scored the opener in a dominant first half for Southampton.
A wild finish provided for an entertaining end to an overall average match between Southampton and Swansea that ended with a 1-0 win for the Saints.
Rickie Lambert is not fit to start Southampton's match against Swansea this weekend and could be forced to miss the match through injury.
Rickie Lambert led Southampton to an impressive 4-0 over struggling Newcastle.
Rickie Lambert lead Southampton to a crazy 4-2 win over Norwich and registered a goal and an assist in the process.
Southampton scored the opener and later went ahead 2-1, but they could not secure the three points as Stoke City gave them a battle in a 2-2 draw.
Rickie Lambert had a goal and two assists in Southampton's 3-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Rickie Lambert is fit and available for selection against Fulham after missing the midweek match with a hamstring injury.