Only possible thing I can think of is Adkins was struggling to convince better players to come to Southampton, and this change would help their recruitment over the rest of the window. For this far fetched idea to be feasible, means they would have to be planning a serious splurge in Jan, which is a risky move when you're bottom half and a real risk for the drop. Either way, the directors are clueless
"All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher." - Ambrose Bierce
Langeveldt: I of course blame their parents.. and unchecked immigration!
GingerFurball: He's Austrian, they tend to produce the odd ****ed up individual
Burgey: Be careful dealing with neighbours whose cars don't have wheels but whose houses do.
Uppercut: Maybe I just need better strippers