Southampton stick with Selles until end of season

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Premier League strugglers Southampton have confirmed Ruben Selles has been appointed as their manager until the end of the campaign.

Southampton sit bottom of the table heading into a huge clash with 19th-placed Leeds United, who they trail by only a point, at Elland Road on Saturday.

Selles was named as Saints' interim manager after Nathan Jones was sacked this month, and oversaw a shock 1-0 win at Chelsea last weekend.

James Ward-Prowse's free-kick on the stroke of half-time ensured Southampton claimed just their second top-flight win since October 19.

Southampton's hierarchy have decided to stand by Selles for the time being, with 15 games remaining to save their Premier League status.

The 39-year-old previously took charge of Southampton earlier in the season after the dismissal of Ralph Hasenhuttl.