Rodriguez, meanwhile, underwent surgery
on a foot problem last month and is due back in training in late January.
With the winter transfer window due to open on Saturday, Koeman says he’s open to the prospect of bringing in a new forward – but only if Pellè and Rodriguez fail to return as soon as he hopes.
When asked whether he’s about to dip into the transfer market, the Saints boss told youtube.com/southamptonfc
: “At the moment, no.
“Like I mentioned before: if we need to sign a player, it needs to be a striker.
“But that also depends on the situation of Jay and what will happen with Graziano. It's too early to make conclusions about that.
“We still have to wait to see how they recover and how long it takes, and then we'll make a decision about what we have to do.”