Angry Van Dijk must officially transferverzoek in Southampton

Angry Van Dijk must officially transferverzoek in Southampton

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An angry Virgil van Dijk sees no future for himself at Southampton. The 26-year-old international of Orange Monday, an official transferverzoek submitted to the club in the Premier League.

Van Dijk is already the whole summer been linked with a transfer to top clubs like Liverpool and Chelsea, but Southampton wants the centrumverdediger for no money.

In the run-up to the new season, Van Dijk by new coach Mauricio Pellegrino from the selection set, because he’s ‘not focused’.

Van Dijk seemed earlier this transfer already on his way to Liverpool, but the club saw the end of a transfer because at the approach of the defender is not everything according to the rules was gone.


The twaalfvoudig Orange-international spread Monday via his management a statement in which he says he is by the club being forced to feel a transferverzoek.

“The club has decided me to punish with a fine equivalent to two weeks salary. I find that to be an unjust punishment. I have the club over the last six months regularly let know to want leave because I have a new challenge looking for”, reports an irritated Van Dijk.

“I am very ambitious and wants, as much as possible, reach in my career. That means that I European wants to play football and wants to compete for major titles. I therefore ask Southampton hereby to the interest of the top clubs, if it was still there.”

Van Dijk, who last year of his contract at Southampton until mid-2022 extended, earlier played for FC Groningen and Celtic.

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