Southampton: Liverpool agree Virgil van Dijk signing

Southampton: Liverpool agree Virgil van Dijk signing

Reports emerging in England suggest that Liverpool have finally agreed a fee with Southampton, and, pipping both Manchester City and Chelsea, will bring Virgil van Dijk to Anfield for a record-breaking fee.

Van Dijk will be assigned squad number four upon his arrival at Liverpool, the club said on its official website.

Subsequently, Liverpool did. However, that never stopped rumours that Van Dijk would soon make his way to the club.

'That is what Van Dijk has to do, take Liverpool to trophies and be Liverpool's No 1 centre-back for the next decade or so'.

It is believed that van Dijk will sign a deal with the Reds that will see him earn £180,000 per week, and is desperate to get working under Jurgen Klopp.

The Reds are said to have been quoted a figure of £75m for the Netherlands worldwide, £22m more than Manchester City paid to land Kyle Walker earlier this year, which they have agreed to pay in full.

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"Today is a proud day for me and my family as I join one of the biggest clubs in world football!"

I can't wait to pull on the famous red shirt for the first time and will give everything I have to try and help this great club achieve something special in the years to come.

Although the exact details of the transfer have not been announced, Saints confirmed the fee "will set a new world record for a defender".

The player only signed a new six-year contract last year, having joined the Saints from Celtic for £13m in September 2015.

Southampton had threatened to report Liverpool over their original pursuit of Van Dijk amid claims that the player had been "tapped up" by the club.

Former Liverpool player Collymore is staggered at the fee.

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