<strong>Saints on the verge of collapse</strong><br />THE future of Southampton FC is in serious doubt this morning after the Pinnacle Group, fronted by club legend Matt Le Tissier, pulled out of a deal to take over the cash-strapped club.<br /><br />Le Tissier told how the on-going row with the Football League over the League One club&rsquo;s 10-point deduction for going into administration was the reason behind the deal collapsing.<br /><br />Administrator Mark Fry is now looking to enter discussions with another consortium, believed to be a wealthy Swiss group, in order to save the club.<br /><br /><strong>Di Matteo lands Baggies post</strong><br />EX-CHELSEA star Roberto Di Matteo was last night named the new manager of West Brom.<br /><br />The Italian, who led MK Dons to the League One play-offs in his first season in charge, signed a 12-month rolling contract with the Baggies after a six-figure compensation fee was agreed with the Dons. Assistant Eddie Newton is also set to follow.<br /><br /><strong>Tigers step up Owen chase</strong><br />HULL CITY chairman Phil Duffen says he remains hopeful of luring Michael Owen to the KC Stadium when the Newcastle striker&rsquo;s contract runs out today.<br /><br />Several clubs are chasing Owen but Duffen is hoping for a chance to speak to him once he becomes a free agent.<br /><br />&ldquo;Whether we get to speak to Michael tomorrow or not I don&rsquo;t know, there are a lot of people that want to speak to him,&rdquo; he said.<br /><br /><strong>Wolves splash &pound;6.5m on Doyle</strong><br />WOLVES yesterday smashed their transfer record to land striker Kevin Doyle from Reading in a &pound;6.5m deal.<br /><br />Burnley also broke their transfer record to land Hibernian striker Steven Fletcher in a &pound;3m deal.<br /><br /><strong>Kaka finally unveiled by Real</strong><br />KAKA was last night produced as a Real Madrid player after passing a second medical at the Bernabeu following his record &pound;56m switch from AC Milan.