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Thursday 22 February 2018

Southampton striker Charlie Austin could return for Arsenal clash

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Charlie Austin could be added to the Southampton squad for the visit of Arsenal.

The striker has been out since December with a shoulder injury but played for the club's under-23 side on Friday along with full-back Matt Targett, who is returning from a hamstring problem.

Defender Virgil van Dijk (ankle) and back-up goalkeeper Alex McCarthy (hamstring) remain on the sidelines.

Provisional squad: Forster, Hassan, Soares, Martina, Pied, Yoshida, Stephens, Targett, Caceres, Bertrand, McQueen, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Davis, Clasie, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Boufal, Redmond, Rodriguez, Long, Gabbiadini, Sims, Austin.

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