We now just need to turn to the next game and that's it.
Swansea, without the injured Fernando LLorente and the unsettled Gylfi Sigurdsson looked even more toothless.
Dusan Tadic then stabbed wide following a cut back, with England worldwide Bertrand again the provider, when the goal was at his mercy.
New season, same old problems for Southampton.
"If that [move] does go through, then we can start acting on getting some of our targets".
Jordan Ayew's hanging cross from the right allowed Tammy Abraham to get ahead of centre-half Jack Stephens but the teenaged striker on loan from Chelsea headed wide.
Today's opening game was Mauricio Pellegrino's first competitive game in charge of Southampton.
Swansea were mired in a Premier League relegation fight for much of last season, with Clement's arrival in January the turning point in their campaign.
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In addition, Elliott will give up $240,000 per missed game in signing-bonus money if the suspension is upheld. Said Jones: "If we have to play with other running backs, we like the [other] running backs on this team".
Mauricio Pellegrino was nearly helpless as he stood at the sidelines and watched what was an incredibly frustrating afternoon for his side who failed to convert numerous efforts and can only hold themselves accountable for not opening their Premier League campaign with a win. We controlled the ball, created chances but this is football - you have to get goals and we couldn't do so. Sometimes you create lots of chances and you don't score any goals.
He revealed: "Swansea are a good team because they have a balance between defence and attack as they play with a diamond in the middle and the full backs up high".
"It's something that we have to continue working on, and keep going, but in parallel I am really happy with the performance. The last-gasp defending was good but we didn't use the ball well enough further up the pitch", Clement told BBC Sport.
"I'm a little bit disappointed, because we did everything to win the game".
"We are pleased we have got out of here with a draw".
"I think we have quality and spirit in the team".