Liverpool have struck a world-record deal to signal defender Virgil van Dijk from Southampton.
The Dutch centre-back will transfer to Anfield in a switch that’s understood to be value £75million, the very best value ever paid for a defender.
Southampton introduced: “Southampton Soccer Membership can affirm it has reached an settlement with Liverpool over the switch of Virgil van Dijk.
“Southampton have agreed a fee that will set a new world-record for a defender. The club wishes Virgil well in his future when the deal is completed on January 1st 2018.”
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