Holland Coach Dick Advocaat Urges Southampton To Sell Virgil Van Dijk

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Holland manager Dick Advocaat has given his backing to Virgil van Dijk as he looks to secure a move from Southampton before the summer transfer window closes.

The Netherlands international centre back has been training away from the first team, has played no part in pre-season matches and has told manager Mauricio Pellegrino he wants to leave.

Speaking to Voetbalzone magazine about Van Dijk’s attempts to secure a move, Advocaat said: ”You can condemn it, but come on, if you can earn five times as much at a top English club, then I understand you’re going to take action.” 

The Dutch defender wants to quit St Mary’s this summer, with a move to Liverpool his preferred destination.

However, the Saints are refusing to sanction Van Dijk’s switch away, insisting he will spend the season at Southampton.



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