Southampton have confirmed the signing of defender Virgil van Dijk from Celtic.
Van Dijk, 24, had been linked with a move to the south coast club throughout the summer as manager Ronald Koeman stepped up his search for defensive reinforcements.
The Netherlands international has agreed a five-year contract and moves to the south coast for an undisclosed fee after making more than 100 appearances for the Scottish champions.
Southampton's executive director of football Les Reed told the club's...
Southampton are confident of securing a deal for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk before the close of the transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC.
Southampton are in advanced talks with Celtic to sign Van Dijk with manager Ronald Koeman making his fellow Dutchman one of his top targets.
The two clubs are close to agreeing a fee in the region of £11 million for Van Dijk with Celtic resigned to losing the centre-back following their failure to reach the Champions League group stages.
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