Claude Puel leaves four Southampton stars out of Europa League squad v Hapoel Be'er Sheva
Puel has made 30 line-up changes in Saints' four game unbeaten run - which has seen Austin bag five goals.
Saints visit Leicester in the Premier League just three days after their Europa League tie against Israeli side Hapoel Be'er Sheva tomorrow.
And Puel blames the strain on his squad for leaving his star quartet at home. He said: "Charlie Austin, Jose Fonte, Ryan Bertrand and Steven Davis are staying at home.
"The players are staying home because with the travel many players won't have enough time to recover for Leicester.
"We have got to play against Leicester on Sunday... read more
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