Southampton put faith in little-known Ruben Selles as manager after shock Chelsea victory

Ruben Selles during Southampton's victory over Southampton
Ruben Selles during Southampton's victory over Southampton (Image credit: Getty Images)

Southampton have put their faith in assistant manager Ruben Selles to stave off the threat of relegation this season after handing him the job of manager until the end of the season.

Selles only joined the Saints as no.2 to Ralph Hasenhuttl in July last year, taking over for one Carabao Cup game after the Austrian's sacking in November.

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Conor Pope
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Conor Pope is the former Online Editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing all digital content. He plays football regularly, and has a large, discerning and ever-growing collection of football shirts from around the world.

He supports Blackburn Rovers and holds a season ticket with south London non-league side Dulwich Hamlet. His main football passions include Tugay, the San Siro and only using a winter ball when it snows.