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Van Dijk has no regrets over failed Liverpool move, hints at January exit

Virgil van Dijk‘s failed move to Liverpool was one of the transfer window’s most discussed topics, and now, the towering Southampton centre-back has addressed the issue, assuring that he has no regrets. Van Dijk handed in a transfer request and tried to force a move away from St. Mary’s by training alone, prompting Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino to favour defenders ...

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Virgil van Dijk named on bench for Crystal Palace trip

Virgil van Dijk is waiting patiently for an opportunity off Southampton‘s bench in Saturday’s trip to Crystal Palace. The Dutch defender was exiled by the Saints after requesting a transfer away in the summer following Liverpool‘s failed and apparently illegal approach to sign him. He was subsequently forced to train alone while his teammates enjoyed a pre-season outing to Saint-Etienne. ...

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Van Dijk back in Southampton training after exile

by Daniel Rouse 57m ago Matt Watson / Southampton FC / Getty Virgil van Dijk‘s efforts to rekindle his relationship with Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino have begun. The Dutch defender expressed a desire to leave the south-coast club during the summer window following Liverpool‘s failed and apparently illegal approach to sign him. He was subsequently banished from a pre-season trip ...

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, August 30: Coutinho to seal Barcelona move, Van Dijk still wants Liverpool switch, Chelsea plot triple swoop

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… According to reports, Barcelona will finally seal a deal to sign the Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool this week, with the transfer fee rising to a potential €160million (£148m). (Yahoo Sports) Chelsea have made a £25million bid for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley – FULL STORY HERE The Premier League champions are ...

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Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger insists Virgil van Dijk will NOT be sold this summer as club look to make 'statement'

Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger is adamant that Virgil van Dijk is “not for sale in this window” as keeping the defender is “the statement we need to make” at this juncture. This summer has been dominated by big-money transfers and agitated players, with the future of Saints’ unsettled 26-year-old centre-back one of the more turbulent sagas. Southampton asked the Premier ...

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, August 15: Chelsea and Man City lead race for Van Dijk, Chelsea 'confident' of signing Arsenal star and MORE!

talkSPORT bring you all the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Chelsea and Manchester City are now leading the race for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk, with Liverpool falling out of the running of a deal which could reach £70m. (Yahoo) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continues to be linked with a move away from Arsenal, with Chelsea ‘increasingly confident’ of landing ...

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Chelsea in £50million bid to hijack Liverpool's move for wantaway Southampton rebel Virgil Van Dijk

Van Dijk has put in a transfer request to force a move away from Southampton Monday, August 14, 2017 Chelsea want to hijack Liverpool’s move for Virgil van Dijk with a £50million bid for the Southampton captain. The Holland international handed in a transfer request last week following weeks of speculation about his future. Liverpool had been expected to complete ...

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, August 14: Barcelona plot ANOTHER bid for Coutinho, Chelsea target Van Dijk, Tottenham's late spending spree

Transfer rumours and paper review Monday, August 14, 2017 talkSPORT bring you all the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Barcelona will reportedly return with a £137million bid for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho, despite the player having his transfer request rejected. (The Sun) Chelsea are hoping to beat Liverpool to the signing of Virgil van Dijk, and are said ...

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Report: Chelsea joins pursuit of PSG's Aurier, will submit bid for Van Dijk

Antonio Conte could have a plethora of defenders at his disposal if Chelsea is successful in its quest to strengthen its backline. The club has joined the pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier, and could be prepared to open up discussions to sign Southampton‘swantaway centre-back Virgil van Dijk, according to Matt Law of The Telegraph. A bid for Aurier ...

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Debate: Which Premier League club needs Van Dijk the most?

theScore Staff 26m ago ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / Getty Virgil van Dijk made it clear he wants out at Southampton, as the Dutch centre-back confirmed on Monday he handed in a transfer request to the Saints. There are reportedly plenty of suitors as Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City have been linked with the defender. All three clubs can offer ...

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