Virgil van Dijk

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Van Dijk Knocks Everton Out The Cup

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In a Merseyside derby filled with questionable refereeing decisions, controversial incidents and eventually goals, it was Liverpool who ended the game victorious and Klopp's side progress safely to the next stage of the FA Cup.

FA Cup: Virgin Van Dijk Marks Debut With Winner As Liverpool Beat Everton At Anfield (Video)

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£75million man Virgil van Dijk marked his Liverpool debut by scoring the winner in Friday night's FA Cup third round Merseyside derby at Anfield.

The hosts took the lead on 35 minutes, with James Milner firing home from the penalty spot after Mason Holgate was adjudged to have fouled Adam Lallana in the box, although the Liverpool man certainly made the most of the minimal contact.

Klopp juggles Coutinho, Salah, Van Dijk for Everton tie

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Liverpool (AFP) – Mohamed Salah’s fitness, Philippe Coutinho’s future and Virgil van Dijk’s arrival are the three key issues facing Liverpool as they prepare to host neighbours Everton in the FA Cup’s outstanding third-round tie on Friday.

Salah, Liverpool’s 23-goal top scorer, missed Monday’s 2-1 Premier League victory at Burnley because of a groin injury, and manager Jurgen Klopp has indicated that he remains a doubt.

Klopp juggles Coutinho, Salah, Van Dijk for Everton tie

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Liverpool (AFP) – Mohamed Salah’s fitness, Philippe Coutinho’s future and Virgil van Dijk’s arrival are the three key issues facing Liverpool as they prepare to host neighbours Everton in the FA Cup’s outstanding third-round tie on Friday.

Salah, Liverpool’s 23-goal top scorer, missed Monday’s 2-1 Premier League victory at Burnley because of a groin injury, and manager Jurgen Klopp has indicated that he remains a doubt.

January shopping list for Europe’s top clubs – Kepa for Madrid?

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Paris (AFP) – Liverpool’s £75 million ($100 million) splurge on Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk indicated that the English Premier League will again be where most money is spent in the January transfer window.

But some of Europe’s top clubs will be active this month looking to strengthen their squads for the run-in.

Salah inspires Liverpool, Chelsea crush Stoke

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London (AFP) – Liverpool celebrated Virgil van Dijk’s arrival at Anfield by coming from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah’s brace, while Danny Drinkwater scored his first Chelsea goal in a 5-0 rout of Stoke City.

Van Dijk, signed from Southampton for a world record fee for a defender of £75 million ($100 million), isn’t able to play for Liverpool until January, but the flaws the Dutch centre-back will be asked to fix were on display as Leicester took a third minute lead at Anfield on Saturday.

Salah inspires Liverpool, Chelsea crush Stoke

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London (AFP) – Liverpool celebrated Virgil van Dijk’s arrival at Anfield by coming from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 thanks to Mohamed Salah’s brace, while Danny Drinkwater scored his first Chelsea goal in a 5-0 rout of Stoke City.

Van Dijk, signed from Southampton for a world record fee for a defender of £75 million ($100 million), isn’t able to play for Liverpool until January, but the flaws the Dutch centre-back will be asked to fix were on display as Leicester took a third minute lead at Anfield on Saturday.

Virgil van Dijk to watch Liverpool vs Leicester

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Liverpool's record signing Virgil van Dijk will be in the crowd at Anfield tomorrow to watch his new team-mates face Leicester City, according...

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‘He’s Slow And He Plays In Scotland’ – Neil Warnock Reveals Why He Passed On Signing Virgil Van Dijk For £6m At Crystal Palace

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All these years, Virgil van Dijk has presumably been living in blissful ignorance of the fact that he, had fickle fortune smiled upon him, could have played under Neil Warnock.

Alas, thanks to a Sliding Doors moment in the Crystal Palace manager's office in 2014, that alluring eventuality sadly never came to pass.

Official: Virgil van Dijk Joins Liverpool In World Record £75m Deal (Photo)

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Liverpool have given Jurgen Klopp a rather expensive Christmas present, in the strapping form of Southampton centre-half Virgin van Dijk.

The 26-year-old will join the Reds when the transfer window re-opens on January 1st, in a whopping £75m deal, a world-record deal for a defender which eclipses the £52m Manchester City paid for Benjamin Mendy in the summer.

Virgil van Dijk’s Liverpool squad number confirmed

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Virgil van Dijk's Liverpool squad number has been revealed. The Reds have confirmed that the Dutch centre-back will wear the number 4 shirt for...

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Virgil van Dijk gives his reaction to signing for Liverpool

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Liverpool's new £75m signing Virgil van Dijk has taken to social media to give his reaction to joining the club. The Reds announced Van...

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Liverpool cool interest in Virgil van Dijk

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Liverpool are set to end their pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk unless the south-coast club lower their £70m valuation, according to...

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Thursday Kickoff: Man City after Van Dijk, Liverpool eye Kovacic and more

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Transfer season continues to heat up with some Premier League teams linked with big January moves.

Manchester City is reportedly interested in signing Virgil van Dijk or Real Sociedad's Inigo Martinez. (REPORT)

Liverpool is reportedly eyeing Mateo Kovacic as a potential replacement for Philippe Coutinho.

Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk hints at January transfer

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Wantaway Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has indicated he will again seek a transfer in the January transfer window. The Netherlands...

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Liverpool must pull out all the stops to sign this player, Klopp can't afford to ignore defensive issues

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Jurgen Klopp must pull out all the stops to sign Virgil van Dijk after the defender confirmed he would be open to the prospect of leaving Southampton during the January transfer window.

Liverpool targeted the centre-half during the summer, but called off their pursuit after the Saints accused them of making an illegal approach for the player.

Former Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk suffers 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa U23s on comeback

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Virgil van Dijk's Southampton return did not go to plan as he and the Saints' under-23 side suffered a 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa last...

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Liverpool miss out on Virgil van Dijk transfer

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Liverpool have failed in their pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to Sky Sports. The Reds looked set to sign the Dutchman...

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Obsessed: Some Liverpool Fans Are Conducting Forensic-Level Private Investigations Into Virgil Van Dijk Transfer Rumours

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With this current transfer season proving sillier than ever, it's perhaps understandable that some football fans have been driven to the very edge of lunacy by the constant whirling maelstrom of bullshit.

Indeed, it would appear that a handful of Liverpool fans though they are far from alone in their endeavours have been pouring hundreds of man-hours into conducting their own private investigations into the club's ongoing pursuit of Virgil van Dijk.

Pressure mounts as Liverpool aim high

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Watford (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Having qualified for the Champions League in May, Liverpool’s next challenge is to win their first major trophy under Jurgen Klopp, but whether they are equipped to fulfil that aim is the source of much debate at Anfield.

Many Liverpool fans are worried their club have done relatively little in the transfer market, signing only three players, and so far failing to land their two most significant targets - RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

Tuesday Kickoff: Liverpool determined to keep Philippe Coutinho, Virgil van Dijk requests transfer and more

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With the transfer window heading towards an end, Liverpool remain active as the club looks to sign one player while holding onto another.

Liverpool is reportedly holding firm on their stance that Philippe Coutinho is not for sale amid Barcelona interest. (REPORT)

Virgil van Dijk, who remains a Liverpool target, handed in a transfer request in an attempt to force a move from Southampton.

‘I’m Frustrated By The Club’s Position’ – Virgil Van Dijk Publishes Lengthy Statement Confirming Desire To Leave Southampton And Try Hand Elsewhere

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Virgil van Dijk has released a statement in which he strongly criticises Southampton for refusing to sell him this summer.

The Dutch centre-half has been touted by the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City over the close season, with even the Saints' £50million valuation refusing to deter the 26-year-old's array of besmitten suitors.

Liverpool target omitted from pre-season training camp

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Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has been left out of the travelling party for a pre-season training camp in France, according to the BBC. The...

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£60M Liverpool and Chelsea target set to ask for transfer

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Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is unhappy at Southampton. According to new manager Mauricio Pellegrino, the Dutchman’s heart is not at the club and has therefore not been taking part in training sessions. According to The Guardian, Soton have made it clear that they will not sell the player, but van Dijk is desperate to play his football elsewhere next season.

Klopp: Our Stars Are Not For Sale

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he isn't worried about the club's limited business in the transfer window so far while stressing how keeping his current squad together is as important as making new signings.

Mohamed Salah and Dominic Solanke are the only two arrivals at Anfield so far this summer with Klopp still keen to strengthen at left-back, central defence and central midfield.

Is Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool back on?

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Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk could yet sign for Liverpool this summer, according to The Sun. The Dutch centre-back appeared to be on the...

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Liverpool in the clear over Virgil van Dijk tapping up

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Liverpool will not face any disciplinary action from the Premier League over their alleged tapping up of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk,...

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Liverpool Forced To Apologize To Southampton

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It was an embarrassing day for the five-time European champions as they had to abandoned their hopes of signing their top transfer target this summer, Virgil van Dijk, and apologize to Southampton for "any misunderstanding" over their interest in the defender.

The newspapers seemed convinced that Southampton defender was about to follow a familiar path and leave St.

Virgil Van Dijk or Leonardo Bonucci? I know who I would rather sign. Liverpool you can have him.

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It's the biggest no-brainer of the week in football for me, Virgil Van Dijk or Leonardo Bonucci at roughly the same price?

According to various UK reports in recent days, Chelsea have missed out on the signing of Virgil Van Dijk and I am heartbroken! Well, that's what the press would have you believe as Liverpool rejoice at the fact that he has made a decision to turn us down!

‘We Have Ended Any Interest In The Player’ – Liverpool Publicly Apologise To Southampton For ‘Misunderstanding’ Re: Virgil Van Dijk

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Liverpool have formally apologised to Southampton after making what was described as an 'illegal approach' to sign Virgil van Dijk.

The Saints lodged a formal complaint with the Premier League earlier in the week after learning that Liverpool had contacted Van Dijk through the back channels 'tapping up', as it used to be called in the trade.

Midday Ticker: Lukaku to depart Everton, Pepe leaving Real Madrid, and more

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Romelu Lukaku is expected to leave Everton over the summer and reports indicate he has reached an "agreement" with an unnamed Premier League club. The Belgian international striker said today that staying with the Merseyside club is not an option and that he knows what his future holds. He told reporters, "I know what's happening.

Southampton Plan To Report Liverpool For Making ‘Illegal Approach’ To Sign Virgil Van Dijk

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With news of a £50million transfer in the offing, Southampton are prepared to report Liverpool over an 'illegal approach' made in their attempts to lure Virgil van Dijk to Anfield this summer.

While the 25-year-old Dutch defender is said to be"keen" to join Jurgen Klopp's side in a club-record move, Southampton are doing their utmost to prevent him leaving.

Liverpool could save £40m in the transfer market by signing this Leeds United player

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Liverpool are among the host of Premier League clubs linked with a move for Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk in the summer.

The 25-year-old has established himself as one of the finest centre-backs in the Premier League. His physical presence, ability to play from the back, and his reading of the game is second to none.

Arsenal

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In these days of extremely inflated transfer fees that reached its zenith when Neymar moved to PSG for 200million euros, but has the inflation even reached its peak yet? Already this month Liverpool have paid Southampton 75m GBP for the defender Virgil van Dijk and now have a great warchest to bring in reinforcements themselves [.

Arsenal to move for highly-rated Southampton star?

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According to the latest transfer news in regards to Arsenal, it appears as though the North London club could be looking at a swoop for the Southampton centre-back, Virgil van Dijk. A report from the Mirror claims that Arsenal have joined Chelsea, Manchester City and Everton in the race for the highly-rated Dutch defender who [.

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Premier League clubs ready for January sales

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London (AFP) – With the January transfer window opening on New Year’s Day, the Premier League’s superpowers are ready to flex their financial muscles in a frenzy of spending.

Liverpool set the tone before the market had even officially begun when they splashed out a world record fee for a defender, paying £75 million ($100 million) for Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk.

Wednesday Kickoff: Sergio Aguero injury, Pachuca owner bashes Liga MX TV deal and more

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Bad news for one of the Premier League's top strikers, who will miss significant time after a recent accident

Argentina's team doctor says Segio Aguero "can't leave his house" and should miss up to six weeks after injuring his rib in a car crash. (REPORT)

Pachuca owner Jesus Martinez hit out at the Liga MX TV deal, saying there wasn't a fully transparent process that kept all owners involved.

Southampton sign Lazio defender Hoedt

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London (AFP) – Southampton signed Netherlands defender Wesley Hoedt from Lazio for a reported £15 million (16.4 million euros, $19 million) on Tuesday.

Hoedt agreed a five-year deal with the Premier League club and will arrive at St Mary’s as a potential replacement for his compatriot Virgil van Dijk.

Southampton sign Lazio defender Hoedt

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London (AFP) – Southampton signed Netherlands defender Wesley Hoedt from Lazio for a reported £15 million (16.4 million euros, $19 million) on Tuesday.

Hoedt agreed a five-year deal with the Premier League club and will arrive at St Mary’s as a potential replacement for his compatriot Virgil van Dijk.

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Southampton move for Ben Gibson to replace Liverpool bound Virgil van Dijk

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