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#Virgil van Dijk

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Firmino and Salah on target as Liverpool heap more misery on Southampton

The result sees Southampton drop down to the relegation zone.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 9 February, 2018

Southampton reception for Van Dijk 'will not be the most friendly,' suspects Klopp

Liverpool travel to the St Mary’s stadium for a Premier League clash on Sunday.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 5 February, 2018

'You could just see him making that dive'

Harry Kane and Erik Lamela should not have been awarded penalties, according to Virgil Van Dijk.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 2 February, 2018

Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk

The Reds boss says they won’t see the best of their record signing until next season.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 22 January, 2018

Relegation-threatened Swansea hand Liverpool their first Premier League defeat since October

The result is a blow to the Reds, particularly on the back of last week’s thrilling 4-3 victory over table toppers Man City.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Van Dijk is 'the best centre-back Liverpool have had since Alan Hansen'

The Dutchman, who is reportedly injured for today’s Premier League clash against Man City, has been praised by ex-Reds boss Graeme Souness.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'For sure he was our target' - Conte admits Chelsea wanted Van Dijk

The Blues boss has revealed that his club tried to sign the £75 million Liverpool central defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Van Dijk’s dream debut tempered by Firmino and Holgate flashpoint

The £75 million man scored the winner but there could be consequences from a first-half incident.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 5 January, 2018

A dream Liverpool debut for Van Dijk as he nets late Merseyside derby winner in front of the Kop

The world’s most expensive defender had a night to remember as his side got the better of Everton.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 1 January, 2018

Van Dijk delight over 'perfect' Liverpool switch

The former Southampton centre-back cannot wait to get started at the Reds following his world-record £75m move from Saints.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 30 December, 2017

£75 million man watches on as red-hot Salah inspires Liverpool to victory

The Egypt international’s brace leaves him just one behind Harry Kane in the scoring charts.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 29 December, 2017

Jose Mourinho suggests Jurgen Klopp guilty of hypocrisy over Virgil van Dijk deal

The Liverpool manager previously criticised the vast amount of money that was linked to the Paul Pogba deal last year.

Van Dijk's former boss believes he can become the world's best defender

Claude Puel coached Liverpool’s new centre-back during their time together at Southampton.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I think Sol Bamba is slightly better than Van Dijk, defensive-wise' - Neil Warnock

Virgil van Dijk might be about to become the most expensive defender in history but Cardiff boss Neil Warnock would not swap him for Bamba.

The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk

There are a few Man City players there, as you might expect.

'Nope. No, no, no': Guardiola insists that Man City were never in for £75m van Dijk VVD

'Nope. No, no, no': Guardiola insists that Man City were never in for £75m van Dijk

Liverpool’s new signing is a world record fee for a defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk joins Liverpool for world-record fee

It’s understood that Van Dijk will earn in the region of £180,000 per week at Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points

Plus Tony Pulis on borrowed time and Paul Pogba’s return to Manchester United.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Liverpool transfer saga '100%' behind Van Dijk

The Dutch defender spent much of the summer being linked with a big-money move to Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 23 October, 2017

'Van Dijk could have prevented Liverpool's Spurs thrashing'

The Reds were thumped 4-1 at Wembley on Sunday.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'Maybe we can see what's possible': van Dijk hints at January move

Despite returning to the Southampton line-up on Saturday, Virgil van Dijk is again talking up the possibility of a move to Liverpool.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Klopp watched Van Dijk alternatives '500 million times' but none could improve Liverpool

The Reds did not strengthen their centre-back position despite links with the Southampton star in the summer.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 8 September, 2017

'If the last days of the transfer window resembled an orgy, this weekend is the morning after the night before'

It’s time for football clubs to wake up and assess the madness, writes Tommy Martin.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Van Dijk returns to Southampton first-team training after failed Liverpool switch

The centre-back is back training with the main squad but manager Mauricio Pellegrino remains cautious over his return to action.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Liverpool eye Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk latest and all today's transfer gossip

Plus, Sergio Aguero could leave Man City in January.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Virgil's not for sale in this window. It's not personal' - Van Dijk going nowhere, insist Southampton

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger is adamant that the Dutch defender — a target of Liverpool and Chelsea — won’t be sold this summer.

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal

The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 14 August, 2017

Chelsea want €55 million Van Dijk, United close in on Portuguese prodigy and all today's transfer gossip

Meanwhile, Liverpool are weighing up a move for Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Sneijder joins Balotelli in France, Saints line up Van Dijk replacement and today's transfer news

Elsewhere, Brighton make a club record signing with the capture of PSV Eindoven midfielder Davy Propper.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 7 August, 2017

'Insulted and frustrated' Virgil van Dijk slams Southampton and hands in transfer request

The 26-year-old, who has been heavily linked with a move to either Liverpool or Chelsea, wants to leave St Mary’s.

Klopp: Liverpool do not need another centre-back

The German coach insists his side won’t be signing Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 24 July, 2017

Unsettled Virgil van Dijk left out of Southampton's pre-season trip to France and training alone

Southampton will travel to France for a training camp and a friendly without the Dutch defender, who has been dropped by manager Mauricio Pellegrino.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 21 July, 2017

After Liverpool 'tapping up' scandal, Virgil van Dijk tells Southampton he wants to leave

The Reds publicly dropped their pursuit of the centre-back but could they go back on their word?

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

'I don't think he's worth £60m' - Former Liverpool defender expresses doubts over Van Dijk

Steve Nicol: “Can he do it at one of the big boys? I don’t know.”

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Liverpool set to escape sanction over Van Dijk chase

Reports say the Reds won’t be punished by the Premier League.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Liverpool end interest in Van Dijk and apologise after row with Southampton

The Netherlands international won’t be moving to Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Liverpool near record-breaking €70m Van Dijk deal but Southampton complain of 'illegal approach'

The Dutch defender could become the most expensive defender in the world.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Roma head queue for Liverpool's Sakho as Reds plan summer spending

The Italians have made checks on the out-of-favour centre-back, while the Reds are prepared to spend large to reinforce their rearguard.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 13 February, 2017

'I asked about Van Dijk but Liverpool said no'

Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool originally passed up on the chance to sign the in-demand defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 23 January, 2017

Gerrard urges Liverpool to sign Southampton star

The Anfield legend believes the Virgil van Dijk would be an ideal addition for Jurgen Klopp.

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