Man United midfielder Shinji Kagawa and Southampton defender Maya Yoshida have been included in Japan's World Cup squad.
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has bemoaned his side's recent injury worries, with numerous key players sidelined.
Jose Fonte has hailed fellow centre-back Maya Yoshida for his display during Southampton's 1-0 victory over Hull City.
Southampton defender Maya Yoshida has revealed the thought of leaving the club never crossed his mind.
Maya Yoshida admits his disastrous debut for Southampton now seems a distant memory.
Nigel Adkins was relieved to finally see his Southampton side secure their first victory back in the top flight.
Southampton new boy Maya Yoshida is looking to show his 'good qualities' against Aston Villa at St Mary's on Saturday.
New Southampton defender Maya Yoshida wants to "grow up" in the Premier League following his recent move from Dutch side VVV Venlo.
Southampton have completed a deal to sign Japan defender Maya Yoshida from Dutch side VVV-Venlo.
VVV Venlo general manager Hans Soentjens is waiting to see if Celtic make an offer for Maya Yoshida before the transfer window closes.
VVV Venlo have revealed that their defender Maya Yoshida is being monitored by a number of clubs from the Premier League.