Jay Rodriguez has suffered a small setback in his recovery from an ACL tear and had to undergo a second operation.
Southampton have completed the signing of Italian striker Graziano Pelle from Feyenoord.
Jay Rodriguez's recovery from an ACL tear is going well and the Southampton forward is aiming to return in December.
Southampton have confirmed the fear that Jay Rodriguez has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament.
Southampton and England striker Jay Rodriguez suffered what looked like a serious knee injury in the defeat at Manchester City.
Jay Rodriguez scored the game winning goal for Southampton in a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert dominated Cardiff City to get Southampton back on the winning side.
Jay Rodriguez scores again to help Southampton steal a point on the road at St James' Park.
Jay Rodriguez has been in great form for Southampton in the past few games despite the Saints slowing down.
Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez scored to tie the game at 1-1 and earn the Saints an away point.
Jay Rodriguez scored twice in the Saints' first preseason game against Unio Esportiva Llagostera.