After Saturday's 6-1 drubbing by Arsenal, a little bit of panic seems to be setting in on the south coast of England.
Southampton currently sit in last place in the Premier League with zero points in four matches—and a minus-nine goal differential.
With the transfer window closed, Southampton may not be able to wait until January to strengthen the squad should Adkins feel the need to bring in more reinforcements.
Thankfully, there are some quality free agents that are out of contract and could join the club immediately.
Here are six targets that Nigel Adkins and Southampton could take a look at.