Stefan de Vrij


Lazio fall for 2-million euro hacking scam – report

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Milan (AFP) – Lazio have reportedly fallen for an email scam and paid two million euros ($2.4m) of the final instalment for defender Stefan de Vrij’s transfer from Dutch club Feyenoord to fraudsters.

Italian newspaper Il Tempo reported on Wednesday that hackers with knowledge of the deal tricked the Serie A club into paying the money into the wrong bank account in the Netherlands.

Hack Attack: Lazio Duped Into Handing Over €2m To Fraudsters In Stefan De Vrij Transfer Email Scam

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Lazio has reportedly fallen victim to a transfer scam that saw the Serie A club unwittingly hand €2million to hackers.

According to Il Tempo (via Football Italia) Lazio received an email demanding the sum as part of the deal that saw Stefan de Vrij join the club from Feyenoord in 2014.

Netherlands Name 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

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Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal has named his 23-man squad for World Cup 2014.

Holland faces a difficult group at World Cup 2014, where they'll play Spain, Chile and Australia. But the Dutch have a strong squad filled with European experience despiteRafael van der Vaart pulling out of contention this week due to an injury.

Liverpool: Young Dutch star should move to Anfield in the summer

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FeyenoordTechnical director Martin van Geel has admitted22-year-old centre back Stefan De Vrij could be sold in the summer.

Premier League clubs are on red alert afterFeyenoord's technical director, Martin va Geel told 'Algemeen Dagblad' that contract talks with Stefan De Vrij have stalled till after the World Cup:

"Talks have stopped and we will wait for the summer.

SWOL Top 100: The Best U-21 Footballers to Watch in 2013 (75-71)

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SWOL analyst Mohamed Al-Hendy continues his countdown of the best U21 footballers in the world that you should watch in 2013 as we close out the 70′s with places 75-71.

Ricardo Van Rhijn of Ajax (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

75. Ricardo Van Rhijn

Quality full-backs are a real rarity in world football.

Liverpool Target Feyenoord’s Stefan de Vrij and Benfica’s Nolito

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Stefan de Vrij of Feyenoord (Photo by Vincent Jannink/EuroFootball/Getty Images)

According to The Sun, Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers is highly interested in the Dutch center back Stefan de Vrij. de Vrij is only 20 years old and has already proven that he has a promising future ahead of himself.


Blow for Liverpool as 25-year-old transfer-target admits contract talks with Lazio

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Liverpool could be missing out on another transfer target, with Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij in talks with Lazio over signing a new contract, reports The Sun.

His deal expires in the summer, meaning the Reds could agree a pre-contract deal in January, but latest quotes made from the player hint at a willingness to stay at the Stadio Olimpico.

Reading Defender Inching Closer To Liverpool Move

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Reading defender Alex Pearce is reportedly edging ever closer to a move to Liverpool, as he continues to ignore contract discussions at the Madejski Stadium.
The Republic of Ireland international's deal at Reading expires in the summer, and while he has been offered a new contract, the Daily Star has reported 24-year-old is yet to commit as he hopes to join up with former boss Brendan Rodgers at Anfield.

Manchester United

Manchester United reach verbal agreement for €35m Chelsea target

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Manchester United are leading the race to sign Lazio’s highly-rated defender, Stefan de Vrij, although the Red Devils are likely to face competition from Chelsea and AC Milan.

According to reports from Il Messaggero, the centre-back is likely to be heading towards Old Trafford in the summer.

Serie A star cools Manchester United transfer talks

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Laziocentre-back Stefan de Vrij has dismissed thespeculationregarding his Manchester United move, saying that he is happy to stay atthe Serie A club.

The Netherland defenderwas heavily linked with a move to Manchester United during the summer of 2014 when Louis van Gaal took charge at the Old Trafford club, but the 23-year-old joined Lazio instead.

Louis van Gaal wants to sign Dutch duo with Ramos move unlikely

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The transfer window is officially open in England, and the top clubs are set to jump right into the action.

Manchester United's woes at the back from last season means that Louis van Gaal is almost sure to sign at least a couple of defenders.

Manchester United crazy about Serie A star duo

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Manchester United want to sign Lazio duo of Felipe Anderson and Stefan de Vrij as they look to bolster their attacking division.

According to Gianluca di Marzio, Louis van Gaal wants to land the midfielder and the central defender in the summer transfer window as United are crazy in signing these two players.

Guess What Man United Star Is Called The Best Young Central Defender In Europe ?

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According to a new study compiled by CIES Football Observatory, Europe's best central defender aged 23 and under is not Real Madrid's Raphael Varane or Jose Gimenez of Atletico. Instead it is Manchester United defender Phil Jones!


1 Phil Jones (Man Utd)
2 Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid)
3 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
=4 Marquinhos (PSG)
=4 Stefan de Vrij (Lazio)
6 Tin Jedvaj (Leverkusen)
7 Niklas Sule (Hoffenheim)
8 Michael Keane (Burnley)
9 Jores Okore (Aston Villa)
10 Shkodran Mustafi (Valencia)

Jones credited United boss Louis van Gaal for his improved play this season, saying in an interview last month that:

‘Every player is well aware of the philosophy of the manager and the way he wants his teams to play.

Van Gaal Tells United Stars To Play In U-21 Championship

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Really interesting comments from Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal about his young English stars playing in the European Under 21 Championships this summer.

The Manchester United boss wants Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and other United youngsters to be picked in Gareth Southgate's squad for the finals in the Czech Republic at the end of the season believing it will help further their careers.

CONFIRMED: Manchester United target completes Serie A switch

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Lazio have completed the signing of Stefan de Vrij from Feyenoord on Wednesday.

A statement on the Italian club's official website read,"The SS Lazio announces purchase outright from Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij, ranked third at the last World Cup played in Brazil with the Dutch national team.

Manchester United target set for medical today

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Manchester United have missed out on Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij after it was confirmed that the Dutchman is set to join Seria A outfit Lazio is a deal worth £6.7 million.

The 22 year-old was Louis Van Gaal's prime target this summer as the new manager looks to put right the defensive crisis at Old Trafford, after the departures of Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra.

United’s third signing all but done?

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Manchester United look to have clinched their third deal of the summer, with Holland centre-back Stefan De Vrij thought to have agreed a move to Old Trafford in a deal worth £8m.

With United looking to fill the gap left by the departures of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, Porto's Eliaquim Mangala and Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels were linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer but it looks as if Louis Van Gaal has instead opted forthe Feyenoord defender.

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Newcastle Interested In Dutch International Defender

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Chief Scout Graham Carr will have orders from Newcastle to pinpoint a center-back Newcastle can bring in over the summer, if Fabricio Coloccini leaves the club to return to Argentina for personal reasons and join his family there. Stefan de Vrij Newcastle watching this defender And there is news today that Newcastle were at [.