Saints sign Southends Barnard

Last updated : 26 January 2010 By BBC Sport

Barnard could make his Southampton debut in Saturday's FA Cup fourth round clash with Ipswich Town.

Meanwhile, Southend have signed Saints striker Matt Patterson on a free and extended Wolves defender Scott Malone's loan deal until the end of the season.

Patterson, 20, has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at Roots Hall.

Malone, 18, initially joined the Blues in August and has made eight appearances.

Source: BBC Sport

Source: BBC Sport