Saints in good nick for Shrimpers trip

Southampton manager Alan Pardew has an almost full-strength squad to choose from for Friday night's League One trip to take on Southend.

Last Updated: 08/10/09 at 16:13

Pardew: No new worries

Pardew: No new worries

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Veteran full-back Graeme Murty (knee) and rookie winger Kayne McLaggon (Achilles) remain the only injury absentees, while Anthony Pulis has gone on loan to Lincoln and fellow fringe player Jake Thomson is on international duty with Trinidad & Tobago.

Pardew was able to rest Radhi Jaidi, Neal Trotman and Adam Lallana for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy win over Torquay, so they should return to the line-up at Roots Hall.

Goalkeeper Kelvin Davis clattered into a post against the Gulls but he completed the game, penalty shoot-out and all, and will be fine.

Exciting Senegalese striker Papa Waigo N'Diaye netted twice in midweek and is in line to start again.

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