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Saints wait on defender duo

23rd April 2019, 02:23 by Michael Holland

Southampton will check on the fitness of defenders Jannik Vestergaard and Yan Valery ahead of tonight's trip to Watford.

Vestergaard and Valery both missed Saturday's 3-1 defeat at Newcastle through a groin injury and illness respectively, and it remains to be seen if they will feature tonight.

Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and defender Matt Targett, who are carrying unspecified fitness issues, also missed out against the Magpies and are doubts once again.

Elsewhere, midfielder Mario Lemina made his return from three months out with an abdominal problem when he came off the bench to score in the second half at St James' Park, so could be involved again.

Forward Michael Obafemi misses out as he continues his rehabilitation from hamstring issues.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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