It seems the hype for 25-year-old Virgil Van Dijk keeps on increasing by the day. As the transfer season is fast approaching, clubs are already preparing their battle kitties and probably every one of them would've earmarked 60 million for this Southampton defending sensation Virgil Van Dijk. Van Dijk puts across table commendable ball playing abilities combined that with no-nonsense defending, something which has other European giants drooling over. Now news is coming that Southampton is preparing for life after Van Dijk with the signing of this player.
With only 8 clean sheets and 40 goals conceded already this season, Liverpool's top priority is to bolster the leaky defense.
Liverpool has been in pursuit of Van Dijk for quite some time only to see their efforts end up in vain as Southampton weren't willing to selling the center back.
The 25-year-old defender is growing strength to strength by the day.
Ronald Koeman, the former Southampton boss has lauded praise over the 25-year-old center back saying he has potential to reach the very top thanks to his abilities and attitude.
Southampton has slapped a £50 million price tag on the defender and are willing to listen to offers from big clubs as they prepare for life after him.
According to reports, Toulouse's Jullien could be bought for £10m this summer. Jullien, 24, only joined Toulouse last summer from Freiburg and is contracted to the Ligue 1 side until 2020. Southampton are reportedly making him a priority as they prepare for Van Dijk exit.
Both Manchester clubs and Chelsea have Van Dijk high on their priority list and this summer we can see four-way battle for the defender's signature.