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Football’s Most Reliable Journalist Reveals Chelsea’s Hefty New Bid For Virgil Van Dijk

Chelsea SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Virgil van Dijk of Southampton celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League Group K match between Southampton FC and FC Internazionale Milano at St Mary's Stadium on November 3, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Before his season-ending injury back in March, Southampton’s Virgil Van Dijk was the outstanding defender in the Premier League. Ever since his move from Celtic, the Dutchman has proven himself to be impressively composed on the ball, effective as the last line of defence and an imposing threat going forward. With the Saints finishing in lowly 8th, the 25-year-old was …

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Shamrock Rovers Star Trevor Clarke Attracting Premier League Interest [Report]

Shamrock Rovers Media Event, Tallaght Stadium, Dublin 9/3/2016 Trevor Clarke

With Sean Maguire (and probably Kevin O’Connor) moving to England next month, another League of Ireland star could also be set to move across the water. According to Neil O’Riordan of the Irish Sun, Shamrock Rovers may lose Trevor Clarke this summer, with Premier League side Southampton considering a move for the 19-year-old. Clarke has been in tremendous form at Tallaght …

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Despite Van Dijk Fiasco, Liverpool Want Another Southampton Player

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Valon Behrami of Watford battle for possession with Dusan Tadic of Southampton during the Premier League match between Southampton and Watford at St Mary's Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

After the events of the past week you would have thought Liverpool would let the waters calm between themselves and Southampton following the Virgil Van Dijk tapping up fiasco which followed with a grovelling apology from the Merseysiders. However The Sunday Times report Jurgen Klopp is set to return to the the south coast club and risk further damage to their …

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Five Potential Alternative Signings To Virgil Van Dijk For Liverpool

Liverpool Klopp Van Dijk

With Liverpool humiliated into walking away from any potential deal to sign Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk, their issues in defence have come to the fore once again. The Reds had become the favourites to sign the Dutch international in a deal that could have been worth potentially £50-60m, but those same reports became the foundation on which Southampton threatened to …

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Liverpool Issue Apology To Southampton Over ‘Misunderstanding’, Drop Interest In Virgil Van Dijk

Southampton centre back Virgil van Dijk has garnered a great deal of attention so far this summer, with top managers like Jurgen Klopp, Arsene Wenger, Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola all reportedly interested in bringing the 25-year-old to their respective clubs before the start of the 2017/2018 season. Tonight, however, Wenger, Conte and Guardiola’s chances of securing the Dutchman’s services …

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Liverpool Move A Huge Step Closer To £50m Signing Of Virgil Van Dijk [Times]

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Virgil van Dijk of Southampton celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on December 28, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Liverpool are now in pole position to sign defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton. The Dutch international has been one of the most in-demand players of this transfer window, with Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City all reportedly vying for his services. As such, Southampton have been demanding over £50m for a player signed from Celtic for around a quarter …

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Shane Long A Major Doubt For Ireland’s Crucial Qualifier Vs Austria [Report]

Martin O'Neill Ireland Shane Long

Shane Long has emerged as a major doubt for Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Austria next month. The Southampton frontman sustained a foot injury against Middlesbrough last week, and sat out the weekend’s clash with Manchester United. The Tipperary-native is now in a race to make it back for the Austria clash, according to the Irish Daily Star today. Long also …

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