Hughes is understood to be keen to return to management and believes Southampton to be a well-run club blessed with talented players that he had targeted - and missed out on - during his time with Stoke. Click the right arrow above to see who the favourite is, according to SunBet odds...
The South Coast club are on the lookout for a new boss after sacking Mauricio Pellegrino on Monday evening.
Southampton have sacked manager Mauricio Pellegrino nine months after appointing the Argentine as the successor to Claude Puel. There have been a few must-win games that Southampton have not won.
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In an open letter provided by the Daily Echo, the 46-year-old said: "From the beginning I tried to do my best every single day, I tried to give back to the club and tried to represent the club with pride".
Premier League survival is the main aim but whoever takes over could well be just 180 minutes from leading Saints to a major cup final.
They are in the FA Cup quarter-finals but have five away games out of their last eight in the league.