Saints captain in danger of missing Cardiff clash
Southampton captain Ryan Bertrand has been rated as a doubt for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Cardiff.
The full-back had to sit out of the midweek defeat to Tottenham due to a back problem but will be given every opportunity to prove his fitness.
New boss Ralph Hasenhuttl will take his place in the dugout for the first time after being appointed as Mark Hughes’ successor.
The Austrian also has concerns over youngster Michael Obafemi and striker Danny Ings as they continue to nurse hamstring injuries.