Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu happy to be in the thick of the action after years watching from the sidelines
Oriol Romeu is using the memory of watching Chelsea win the Champions League and Europa League from the sidelines to motivate him when he plays in Europe for Southampton.
The midfielder is expected to start Thursday's Europa League Group K fixture at Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Israel, and is targeting a run in the competition after the 3-0 defeat of Sparta Prague in their opening game.
He has been among those to benefit since Claude Puel succeeded Ronald Koeman as manager, becoming a regular in the Frenchman's team.
In Romeu's two seasons at Chelsea and first at Southampton he was little more... read more
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