"My stance is not any different to what it was last week,"

"Obviously there is huge speculation, but nothing has been announced yet and my job is to prepare the team for Southampton.

"I am sure there will be an announcement soon and maybe I can comment on it then, but at the moment it is just speculation and there is nothing I can say.

"Obviously it has been a difficult season for everyone and when the management situation gets sorted out then we can move on. Like I said, that will probably be in the next couple of weeks."