Bastian Schweinsteiger has declared he will not join another European club and Jose Mourinho suggested that if he stays, he may not even play in the Europa League or the English Football League Cup
France, who are two-time European champions, will be bolstered by the inclusion of Morgan Schneiderlin who was signed by English club Manchester United for 25 million pounds before the start of 2014/15 Premier League season
It is the first time since 2005 that Manchester United F.C. have gone three games without scoring, which Louis van Gaal admits is a "big concern", and Morgan Schneiderlin has urged his team-mates not to allow the issue to become a fixation.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal fielded three of United's recent summer signings in a 4-2-3-1 starting line-up, with Schneiderlin anchoring the midfield alongside Michael Carrick.
Morgan Schneiderlin joined Southampton from French side Strasbourg for just 1.5million euros (
The success moved the Saints seven points clear of the drop zone with eight games remaining. Liverpool, gradually making progress in recent outings under Brendan Rodgers, had been seeking a win which would have lifted them level on points with neighbours Everton, who earlier defeated Manchester City 2-0.
Southampton remain in the Premier League relegation zone after a 1-1 draw against Swansea at St. Mary's Stadium on Saturday.
Robin van Persie hit a dramatic hat-trick as Manchester United fought back to win 3-2 at Southampton in Sir Alex Ferguson's 1,000th league game in charge, while Arsenal piled on the misery for struggling Liverpool with a 2-0 victory at Anfield on Sunday.