Liverpool are primed to ended the signature of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, after agreeing a cost of 75m for the Holland international
Liverpool will ratify Virgil van Dijk from Southampton next week after agreeing a reward of PS75m for the Holland international- a nature record for a defender. The Merseyside club had wanted him to join last-place summer and indicated a willingness to pay PS60m simply for the move to break down in testy fashion.
Southampton is of the opinion that Liverpool had transgressed the mark and tapped up Van Dijk- they made a formal complaint to the Premier League and Liverpool properly backed off, with the player’s other protagonists, chief among other issues Manchester City and Chelsea, doing likewise.
Southampton appeared compelled to make a stand over their star actor as they inaugurated life under a brand-new overseer, Mauricio Pellegrino, and they hoped that Van Dijk would apply himself and recapture the model he had shown at St Mary’s since his PS11. 5m substitution from Celtic in 2015- if simply for another season.
It has not worked out that route, however. Van Dijk has appeared to have done no more than follow through the motions and Pellegrino has come to accept that his difference is inescapable. He has not dallied the follower in Southampton’s past three matches.
Negotiations between the two guilds accelerated over the joyous interval before Van Dijk experienced a medical on Wednesday after successfully agreeing personal periods on a contract until 2023 worth in the region of PS180, 000 -a-week.
” Liverpool football club can confirm they have reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Virgil van Dijk ,” read an official testimony.” The Reds have agreed a deal with the south coast society, and the actor himself, that will see the 26 -year-old defender move to Anfield when the give window re-opens on 1 January 2018.”