James Ward-Prowse has signed a new contract that has him staying at Southampton until 2020.
Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse is healthy enough to return to the bench this weekend.
James Ward-Prowse was an expected to miss Tuesday night’s Capital One cup game at The Emirates but what was originally thought to be a minor problem has now been confirmed as a stress fracture of the foot ruling the Southampton midfielder out for around ten weeks.
Southampton climb into second but the three points at The Liberty came at a cost as James Ward-Prowse and Maya Yoshida are lost to injury.
James Ward-Prowse hit the post in the in 70th minute but that was as close as either side got in a listless nil-nil draw at St. Mary's.
Southampton have acquired midfielder Saphir Taider on a year-long loan from Inter Milan.