The Irish player began non-contact training with the Saints this week.
Southampton striker Shane Long admits he has had to get used to kicking a football again after the long lay-off from training.
The Republic of Ireland striker began non-contact training with the Saints this week as restrictions for Premier League clubs were eased.
There have been no games in the English top-flight since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Long praised the Southampton club officials for the way they have conducted this week's sessions: