Matt Targett Feed
Puel provides Palace injury update
Midfielder Dušan Tadić remains sidelined with a broken nose sustained with Serbia.
Video: Saints fans meet Targett and Redmond
Check out our video from a special signing session at Southampton's WestQuay Store.
Gallery: Signing session with Redmond and Targett
Fans got the chance to meet Matt Targett and Nathan Redmond.
Puel: Cédric back for Saturday
Claude Puel provides a team news update ahead of Southampton's clash with Liverpool.
Saints trio named in England Under-21 squad
Southampton youngsters called up to Aidy Boothroyd's squad.
Puel delighted with youngsters
Claude Puel was pleased with the performances of his young players in the EFL Cup win over Crystal Palace.
Matt Targett Saints HistoryLast updated 27 Apr 2017
|Season||Appearances||Emirates FA Cup||EFL Cup||Premier League||UEFA Europa League||Goals|
Matt Targett Season Stats
Matt Targett BiographyLast updated 27 Sep 2016
A Southampton fan, who was born in Eastleigh, Targett joined the academy aged eight after being scouted at one of the Saints Foundation’s events.
Targett was drafted into the Under-21 squad a few weeks into the 2012/13 Barclays Under-21 Premier League campaign and held onto his spot during 2013/14.
With Luke Shaw, a good friend of Targett’s, moving on to Manchester United, he was given his chance in the first team during pre-season under manager Ronald Koeman.
Targett impressed, and despite the arrival of Ryan Bertrand, was given his opportunity to make his mark in and around the senior side. The left-back made his debut in the Capital One Cup win against Millwall in August 2014. His Premier League debut came on 27th September, as Saints beat QPR 2-1 at St Mary’s. In total, he made 12 appearances across the course of the campaign.
Targett captained England's under-20 side in a friendly against Turkey in October 2014 and scored for them against Portugal the following month. He was handed a call up for the Under-21s in 2015 and he went on to make his debut against the Czech Republic, where they won 1-0 in Prague. He was also named in the squad for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals.