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Virgil van Dijk is on his way to Liverpool after the Reds announced the signing on Twitter.

The 26-year old completed his medical today, but the deal will officially go through as soon as the window opens next week.


Liverpool and Southampton came to a record breaking £75m deal with the defender set to report at Anfield on January 1.


The Dutch defender who will wear number 4 shirt at Anfield has agreed a contract worth £180,000 per week.

The message on Liverpool’s tweeter handle reads;
“Liverpool Football Club can confirm they have reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Virgil van Dijk.”


The Dutch shared his joy with fans on Instagram.
“Delighted and honoured to have agreed to become a Liverpool FC player!” he wrote.
“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 in front of the Kop and will give everything I have to try and help this great club achieve something special in the years to come.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to Les Reed, the board, manager, players, fans and everyone at Southampton.

“I will always be indebted to the club for giving me the opportunity to play in the Premier League and despite a difficult last few months I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Saints and have made friends for life at the club.
“Thank you for everything. Thank you for all the messages of support. I’m now looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and getting started.”

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