Elyounoussi and Diallo back in contention

By SFC Media time Mon 29 Nov Saints vs Leicester
Photo by Matt Watson | Elyounoussi (L) & Stephens (R)

Moi Elyounoussi and Ibrahima Diallo are set to bolster Ralph Hasenhüttl's midfield options for the visit of Leicester City on Wednesday night.

Both players missed the trip to Anfield for varying reasons, Diallo missing out with a twisted ankle which saw him be an unused substitute at the weekend.

Norwegian Elyounoussi was left out of the travelling squad for personal reasons as his wife was due to give birth.

The midfield pair are joined by defender Jack Stephens, who returned to first team training last week after a two month knee injury.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: Stuart Armstrong during the Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on November 5th, 2021, in Southampton, England. (Photo by Chris Moorhouse/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Stuart Armstrong remains out.

In terms of absentees the only player missing for Wednesday night's game is Scotland international Stuart Armstrong.

Armstrong missed the trip to Anfield with a calf injury and remains the only player of Hasenhüttl's squad on the injury list.

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