Liverpool makes of Virgil van Dijk’s most expensive defender ever

The Dutchman close on January 1 to join the team of Red Devil Simon Mignolet.

Virgil van Dijk © Belga Image

Premier League club Liverpool announced the arrival of the Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk . The 26-year-old Van Dijk is over Southampton and could be a sloppy 75 million pounds (84.5 million euro) cost. He thus becomes the most expensive defender of all time.

Van Dijk joins the team of Simon Mignolet on 1 January. His contract was not disclosed by the Reds.

Liverpool had last summer, when it hengelde to Van Dijk, yet to apologize to the Saints, ‘for the sake of approaching a player illegally’.

Tuesday left Southampton Van Dijk from the selection for the party in Tottenham (5-2), because he is not with his head at the game sat.

The Dutchman, a jeugdproduct of Willem II, made in may 2011, his debut in professional football at FC Groningen. Celtic smoke his chance in the summer of 2013, and sold him two seasons later with a lot of profit by to Southampton.

In the St. Mary’s Stadium came the hexadecimal Dutch international for the past 2,5 seasons to 80 official appearances (and seven goals).

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