Three reasons Southampton should keep the faith with Claude Puel

According to reports in The Telegraph, Southampton manager Claude Puel’s future at the club is uncertain with his fate set to be decided at the end of the season.

Despite signing a three-year contract last summer and the fact that his team are currently sitting in ninth position in the Premier League, a number of disappointing performances and results – as well as a lack of goals and entertainment – has frustrated the fans and some are calling for change this summer.

The board has taken notice of this and if the Frenchman fails to make a strong finish to the campaign – the south coast outfit have five top flight fixtures remaining, including games against Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United – then he could be sacked.

While some of the above points are certainly correct, it hasn’t all been negative and the manager hasn’t always been dealt with the luckiest hand.

Here are three reasons Puel deserves more time at Southampton…