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Southampton fans slam Steven Davis after heavy Leicester loss

Southampton suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City and former manager Claude Puel at St Mary’s on Wednesday night, and Saints fans weren’t impressed with captain Steven Davis’ performance.

The Northern Ireland international returned to the starting XI having been named on the substitutes’ bench for the 1-1 draw against Arsenal on Sunday, but he struggled in possession and wasn’t able to find many forward passes as the south coast outfit found themselves 3-0 down at the break.

Things didn’t really improve for the skipper – who has become a fans’ favourite since joining the club five years ago – after half-time either, but the 32-year-old still played the full 90 minutes on a bitterly disappointing night for Mauricio Pellegrino and his side.

Southampton supporters were quick to have their say on his display via social media, and while one said it’s the “worst I’ve seen Davis play”, another said “he does my head in”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

Article title: Southampton fans slam Steven Davis after heavy Leicester loss

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