Tag: Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk optimistic of Liverpool move despite Chelsea and Arsenal preparing bids

The Southampton defender is desperate to leave Saints and is not short of offers. But Mauricio Pellegrino’s side are adamant he won’t be sold before Thursday’s 11pm deadline despite him being exiled from the Argentine’s training regime. Liverpool remain long-term admirers of Van Dijk and are thought to be prepared to smash their club-record transfer […]

Chelsea must pay crazy fee for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk – Frank Lampard

Chelsea are in desperate need of new signings with just 14 experienced players currently on their books. Antonio Conte has admitted the club are working tirelessly behind the scenes to bring in more players before the transfer window shuts on August 31. And Blues legend Frank Lampard thinks Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk should be […]

Pellegrino hopes for Van Dijk U-turn over decision to leave Southampton

Mauricio Pellegrino has insisted Southampton will keep trying to persuade Virgil Van Dijk to stay at St Mary’s. Saints’ new boss has stressed the club still expect wantaway defender Van Dijk to feature this term, although he will miss Saturday’s Premier League opener against Swansea due to a virus. Dutch defender Van Dijk has submitted […]

I think Virgil van Dijk is close to joining Liverpool – Former Anfield star Danny Murphy

The Southampton defender was one of Jurgen Klopp’s top transfer targets this summer. But interest in the Netherlands international cooled after Liverpool were accused of trying to illegally approach him. The Reds’ pursuit of him ended in embarrassment with the club being forced to publicly apologise to Saints. Jurgen Klopp was coy about the Reds […]