Talking about records being broken in the Premier League, Southampton center back Virgil Van Dijk has completed a move to Anfield in record fee worth of £75 million, in which has in turn taken over the media.
This will be a blow to both Premier League rivals, Manchester City and Chelsea, who were said to be formerly interested in the Dutch defender, with the Merseysiders securng up the centre back and getting the turns of events on them.
The Saints will be a having £75 million at their disposal and free to land themselves a better replacement to the Dutchman, which cost them one of their best player in the team in turn means the Saints got the better end of the deal.
Jurgen Klopp has really been looking to solve his leaky defense, as the Merseysiders were hugely known to have been facing a big issue in their defense, with them being to concede more goals in a match, conceding 24 goals so far this season.
Luckily for the Reds, their offence forward has been quite the opposite with summer signing Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane providing astonishing performances in the front-line, which saw the media tagged them as the “Fab Four”.
Klopp could be facing a difficulty after Barcelona threatens the break the Fab Four, as they could finally be presented the opportunity to sign Coutinho from Anfield after reports strongly claims that the Brazilian could finally move to Camp Nou this winter. Which could in turn add more problem for the Reds manager as he will be in the hunt for a potential replacement.
The transfer of Van Dijk to Liverpool is now being ranked ninth in the World-most expensive Association Football transfer, with that high price, the Dutch defender will be expected to provide much better performances than he had for his former clubs, as he was tagged to be the solution to Liverpool leaky defence.
The Dutch International arrived at the Saints back in 2015 from Scottish club Celtic for a fee reported to be £13 million, and the former Celtic-man had go on to feature in 66 Premier League games for Southampton.
There is no doubt that the Virgil Van Dijk was a big influencer with the Southampton team and their most important figure in the team before the sale to Liverpool.