Southampton players were reportedly surprised Ralph Hasenfutl was not sacked this summer.
and the manager allegedly lost the trust of several stars in the dressing room.
Email claimsHasenhuttl is "increasingly distant" from the team.
Several players expressed concern to the Saints chief about his management after he suffered 10 losses in his final 13 games last season.
The start of Southampton's new campaign also did not go well. He lost 4-1 to Tottenham on the first day.
It was alleged that there was "anxiety and disagreement" within the team during the game.
Some are also surprised that Hasenhuttl wasn't shown the door after his entire coaching staff was replaced this summer.
In fact, some of the new Backroom members were allegedly "concerned" with Hasenhuttl.
And the email claims that sources informed him that only a change of manager could resolve the situation.
Hasenhuttl's contract with the Saints runs until his 2024, but there's no indication from upper management that he's leaving anytime soon.
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"He drops players without a second thought and doesn't care if problems arise.
"There is a real focus on defense and they
"Players are used out of position and inconsistent. Many players are very dissatisfied.
``When they dismissed the coaching staff, there was a feeling that Ralf should have gone. but he seems to know the game is almost over."