Puel asks Southampton fans to show Koeman respect
Southampton manager Claude Puel believes former boss Ronald Koeman deserves respect when he returns to St Mary's Stadium on Sunday.
The Dutchman is unsure of what reception will await him when he heads to the south coast for the first time since leaving the club to take over at Everton in the summer.
Koeman was the subject of some supporters' ire when he decided not to honour the third year of his contract, having finished seventh and sixth in his two seasons since replacing Mauricio Pochettino.
Frenchman Puel, though, wants everyone to focus on delivering the required performance rather than proving a point to their former boss.
Puel said at a press conference: