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Southampton's Hoedt urges unity as Pellegrino speculation mounts

Southampton defender Wesley Hoedt has called for unity following the team's spirited Premier League 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday,

Southampton are third-bottom in the table and British media reported on Tuesday that the club were considering replacing Pellegrino with former Watford boss Marco Silva, who was sacked at the weekend.

Southampton's precarious position in the table is the result of a run of 11 games without a win, but the club have some promising fixtures to look forward to if they can continue to show the same verve as they did against Spurs at the weekend.

The Saints host promoted Brighton, who they trail by a point, in their next league match, before heading to second-bottom West Bromwich Albion and have only four of their remaining 14 games against the league's so-called "big six".

"There are still 14 games left and we have to fix this," Hoedt added. "We kept playing our own game (against Tottenham) and doing the things we were good at. That's positive for sure."

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