Pellegrino pleased with Saints progress

By SFC Media time Sat 09 Dec Saints v Arsenal
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Mauricio Pellegrino says he has seen signs of improvement from his side in recent weeks, ahead of the visit of Arsenal in the Premier League.

With a busy fixture schedule coming up, the Saints boss has been pleased with his squad, and the way they have shown their versatility against different opponents.

“Our preparations (for Arsenal) have been good, it’s been a good week because we felt last week we changed five or six players and most of them have had opportunities,” Pellegrino explained.

“This week with Arsenal, and games against Leicester and Chelsea as well it’s another difficult week but I feel we have enough of a squad to compete well.

“We know that Arsenal is a top team, but I feel that it will be a difficult game for them too.

“Every single game is an opportunity to try and learn from the past. I think the last week was positive in two ways, first of all most of the team showed they can be part of the team.

“Secondly, in different games we have played well and reacted to different situations. We reacted against Bournemouth, we played a difficult game against City but we were there until the end and we played really well against Everton.”