Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl insists Shane Long remains an important player for his team.
The veteran striker grabbed his first goal in almost two years in the FA Cup third-round win over Swansea City.
Asked if he was pleased for Long after ending his drought for Saints, Hasenhuttl said: “Absolutely. This is what I said in the summer.
“We need every player this season, every player is important for us.
“Especially now, in this covid situation we are in, we need every player.”
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