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Cagliari's Davide Astori is one of Southampton's rumored transfer targets.
With the injury situation starting to mount, Southampton definitely need to add some reinforcements to the squad.
The Saints have been linked to a couple of big-name moves in the January transfer window. Cagliari's Davide Astori appears to be the no. 1 priority. Southampton have made an eight million-pound offer for the Italian international defender, according to the Daily Star.
Southampton were in need of more depth at center back, and that was before Jose Fonte picked up an injury in the FA Cup game against Chelsea that will have him sidelined for four to six weeks, according to the Daily Echo.
The Saints are also in the market for Jack Butland, according to the Daily Mail.
The goalkeeping situation at St. Mary's has been a revolving door, with Artur Boruc the current first choice over Kelvin Davis and Paulo Gazzaniga. Nigel Adkins has dismissed the rumor, according to ESPN, saying that he is happy with his current selection of goalkeepers.
With Gaston Ramirez, Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana also on the shelf, an extra wing midfielder and outside back might be useful additions, as well.
Southampton shouldn't break the bank to fill all their needs, however. Some short-term loan signings or out-of-favor veterans could provide enough depth to stop Southampton from sinking.