There’s a sense of inevitability here in the Transfer Tavern amongst the Southampton and Liverpool fans this morning, with Virgil Van Dijk being linked with a move to Anfield.
The former Celtic centre half was in inspired form at the weekend as he put on a defensive masterclass at the back for the south coast to ensure a clean sheet against an, up until then, free-scoring Liverpool team.
Indeed, as soon as it became apparent that Van Dijk was just going to be impassable on the day, many here in the Transfer Tavern began to make jokes that he would soon be on his way to Liverpool, as so many before him have made that trip.
The likes of Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne and Sadio Mane are just some of the players to have swapped the Solent for the Mersey in recent years and now the suggestion is the Dutchman will make the same journey north.
He may not be the only player to move to Anfield in January, though, here are TWO more our landlord reckons could make the move…
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