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Mirror - Thu Sep 14 11:35 PM
Defender who led Saints until season-ending January injury then pushed hard for a move set to make weekend comeback
Soccernet - Thu Sep 14 8:21 PM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk could end his exile this
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 14 7:30 PM
SkySports England and Northampton captain Dylan Hartley will miss Saints' Aviva Premiership clash against unbeaten Bath on Friday. But Northampton say that Hartley, who has a hand injury, and flanker Tom Wood (shoulder) are "anticipated to be in training next and more »
The Sun - Thu Sep 14 6:47 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is braced to return from his Southampton exile and make a first-team comeback this weekend. The central defender was desperate to leave the club this summer and pushed for a move by handing in a transfer request. The Holland international has yet to feature under new boss Mauricio...
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 14 5:56 PM
New Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson wants to see his players show character and desire during his first game in charge against Southampton.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 14 5:39 PM
Wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk could end his Southampton exile against Crystal Palace, according to manager Mauricio Pellegrino.
BBC - Thu Sep 14 5:28 PM
Virgil van Dijk could make his first appearance for Southampton this season at Crystal Palace on Saturday, says manager Mauricio Pellegrino.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 14 5:27 PM
WANTAWAY defender Virgil van Dijk could return for Southampton this weekend, according to Mauricio Pellegrino.
Independent - Thu Sep 14 5:22 PM
The defender has not featured in any of Saints' five matches so far this campaign due to the uncertainty over his future
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 14 5:00 PM
Van Dijk has not featured in any of Saints' five matches so far this campaign due to the uncertainty over his future, and has not played competitively since suffering an injury against Leicester in January.
Caught Offside - Thu Sep 14 4:49 PM
Liverpool and Chelsea target Virgil Van Dijk could end his Southampton exile this weekend, according to Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino. The Belfast Telegraph report that the Dutch defender could play in his first game for the South Coast club since January after suffering a foot ligament injury....
Goal.com - Thu Sep 14 4:48 PM
Roy Hodgson will take charge of the Eagles for the first time, but our tipster expects a tight tussle when the Saints visit Selhurst Park on Saturday
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 14 4:33 PM
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to confirm whether Virgil van Dijk will remain as his captain.
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 14 4:23 PM
Wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk could end his Southampton exile this weekend, according to manager Mauricio Pellegrino.
Metro - Thu Sep 14 3:06 PM
All the details ahead of a crucial Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
The Sun - Thu Sep 14 2:48 PM
FOLLOWING the return of the Champions League the best English clubs return to Premier League action this weekend. Look below to see the best odds and tips for the televised games! What are the best odds and tips for Crystal Palace vs Southampton? Check back for a full betting preview on Friday....
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 14 11:45 AM
Who will come out on top in the Premier League this weekend? Paul Merson is back with his predictions, including Chelsea v Arsenal and Manchester United v Everton.
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 14 3:16 AM
SkySports Bath boss Todd Blackadder says England star Anthony Watson is "good to go" ahead of Friday's Aviva Premiership clash against Northampton. The British and Irish Lions wing, who starred for the tourists in New Zealand this summer, gave Bath an injury and more »
Daily Star - Wed Sep 13 10:00 PM
MATT LE TISSIER says Southampton played a blinder keeping Virgil van Dijk away from Liverpool.
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 6:58 PM
SOUTHAMPTON were on the brink of pipping Liverpool to the signing of Philippe Coutinho in 2012. The Saints were locked in a transfer battle with their Premier League rivals after learning that Inter Milan were ready to cash in. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino had recently been appointed as Southam...
Mirror - Wed Sep 13 5:46 PM
The two Netherlands internationals are boss Mauricio Pellegrino's likely first-choice centre-half pairing
Sky Sports - Wed Sep 13 5:24 PM
SkySports The 31-year-old flanker, who has won 23 caps for the Springboks and starred in their 2009 series win over the British and Irish Lions, will move to Franklin's Gardens in January. Brussow represented the Cheetahs in Super Rugby and between 2013 and 2015 and more »
The Sun - Wed Sep 13 9:35 AM
LIVERPOOL are reportedly set to battle Juventus and Inter Milan for defender Stefan De Vrij next summer — and reignite their interest in Virgil van Dijk. Lazio star De Vrij could be available on a free next summer as his contract runs out and has so far refused to pen a new deal. EXCLUSIVE OFFER:...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 12 4:15 PM
SOUTHAMPTON had agreed a deal to sign Philippe Coutinho from Inter in 2012, former chairman Nicola Cortese has revealed today.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 12 4:15 PM
PHILIPPE COUTINHO was close to joining Southampton back in 2012, according to former chairman Nicola Cortese.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 12 2:10 PM
Southampton captain Steven Davis has warned his team they will face a highly motivated Crystal Palace side in the Premier League this weekend following the dismissal of their manager.
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 12 2:02 PM
SkySports Adrian Peterson dismissed suggestions of a heated exchange with New Orleans coach Sean Payton after his disappointing return to Minnesota on Monday. Peterson made his debut for the Saints against his long-time Vikings team and it was hardly the night and more »
The Sun - Tue Sep 12 12:18 PM
CRYSTAL PALACE face a crucial game against Southampton as they sit bottom of the league with no points from their opening four games. Frank De Boer was sacked after just five games – which is the shortest tenure of games in Premier League history as a manager. When is Crystal Palace vs Southampto...
Lancashire Telegraph - Tue Sep 12 11:45 AM
BURNLEY could be without record signing Chris Wood for the trip to Southampton in November due to a World Cup play-off.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 12 9:59 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK became one of Liverpool’s top transfer targets during the summer window after his outstanding defensive performances for Southampton.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 12 8:26 AM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk had a return to action to forget for the U23s side in a 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa on Monday night. The Dutchman is well off the pace in terms of fitness after being held back by injury in recent months, while a widely speculated exit from the club failed … T...
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 12 8:11 AM
SkySports Sam Bradford started his second season with Minnesota in style, passing for 346 yards and three touchdowns to help the Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints 29-19 on Monday Night Football. Stefon Diggs too had a nice night, hauling in seven catches for and more »
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 11:44 PM
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk played the full 90 minutes for the club's U23s as they lost 4-0 to Aston Villa at Walsall's Bescot Stadium.
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 11 10:54 PM
During the 4-0 defeat, the Dutchman - who missed the back-end of last season through injury - was unconvincing in the build-up to three of Villa's goals.
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 9:55 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has suffered a disastrous return to Southampton duty as he played in the Under-23s side that was hammered 4-0 by Aston Villa. The wantaway Dutchman featured for all 90 minutes in a humiliating loss at the Bescot Stadium. Van Dijk failed to get his move to Liverpool through in the...
Mirror - Mon Sep 11 9:11 PM
Van Dijk has not played since January and looked to be lacking match sharpness in his return to action
The Sun - Mon Sep 11 9:07 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK suffered a nightmare return to Southampton duty as he played in the Under-23s side that was hammered 4-0 by Aston Villa. The wantaway defender featured for all 90 minutes in the humiliating defeat at the Bescot Stadium. Van Dijk failed to get his move to Liverpool through in the l...
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 4:57 PM
SkySports Brian Carney says it was a good week for Hull KR and Saints, but a bad week for Warrington and their coach Tony Smith. Good week. Newly promoted Hull KR. Following the heartbreak of their relegation in 2016, they vowed as a club - as most would - to and more »
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 3:39 PM
The world’s best players will be playing in the Premier League in coming years, according to Christian Purslow.
Daily Telegraph - Mon Sep 11 1:45 PM
Telegraph.co.uk These are exciting times at Vicarage Road. With a new manager, new players and a buoyant new spirit, Watford find themselves in fourth place in the Premier League after the first month of the season. As they took to the field at St Mary's on Saturday and more »
Daily Mail - Mon Sep 11 12:49 PM
Following the international break, a number of Premier League sides were ready to throw out debuts to players. Here is how they all rated from the deadline day arrivals to the academy stars
Daily Star - Mon Sep 11 10:48 AM
LIVERPOOL could cool their interest in Southampton star Virgil Van Dijk.
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 10:07 AM
SkySports Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer admits he 'does not know' if he will be in charge for their next game, at home to Southampton live on Sky Sports Premier League on Saturday. The Dutchman is under pressure just four Premier League games into his reign and more »
Daily Telegraph - Mon Sep 11 8:37 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Luther Burrell has claimed that a brutal team meeting during which the Northampton Saints players were branded “soft” was the critical factor in his side's victory over Leicester Tigers in what proved to be a one-sided east Midlands derby. Burrell and more »
Guardian - Mon Sep 11 8:34 AM
Brighton provide perfect response, Everton are embarrassed, Liverpool have concerns beyond defence and Rafael Benítez sees progress from afar Eddie Howe has worked wonders in overseeing Bournemouth’s exhilarating rise but his present task looks rather less attractive. They have yet to win a point...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 7:30 AM
Liverpool will have to see off competition from Juventus to sign Southampton club captain Juventus in the January transfer window, according to reports in England. The Sunday Mirror is reporting that the Serie A champions want to sign the Netherlands international in January to improve their cent...
Sky Sports - Mon Sep 11 6:05 AM
Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 10 10:31 PM
ADAM SHERGOLD AT ST MARY'S: In the 92nd minute at St Mary's, Cedric Soares took aim from 30 yards and planted a tame shot into the gloves of Heurelho Gomes.
Guardian - Sun Sep 10 8:27 PM
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Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 5:56 PM
SkySports Watford boss Marco Silva said his players played like they enjoyed themselves as his side eased to a 2-0 win against a lacklustre Southampton at St Mary's. Superb strikes from Abdoulaye Doucoure and substitute Daryl Janmaat were enough to see off and more »
Mirror - Sun Sep 10 2:52 PM
The Manchester United boss realised the Serbian midfielder was a model professional after he harshly substituted him for Chelsea against Southampton in October 2015
Soccernet - Sun Sep 10 11:59 AM
Virgil van Dijk returned to team training with Southampton this week. Virgil van Dijk will play for Southampton's under-23 side on Monday as he continues to build up his match fitness. Van Dijk, 26, returned to team training this week, having trained by himself after handing in a transfer request...
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 10 11:19 AM
The Hornets are up to fourth after goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Janmaat sank Southampton 2-0 at St Mary's and preserving their unbeaten start to the season.
The Sun - Sun Sep 10 10:54 AM
JUVENTUS are reportedly now firmly in the race for Southampton’s wantaway star Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch defender remains desperate to leave the South Coast club despite their refusal to sell him. And the Daily Mirror claim that Serie A’s big boys are ready to try and help him secure an exit in...
Caught Offside - Sun Sep 10 9:38 AM
2017 Champions League finalists Juventus are considering making a move for Southampton want-away defender Virgil Van Dijk, who has been heavily linked with Liverpool during the whole of the summer. According to The Mirror, the Serie A champions are plotting to capture the signature of the Hollan...
Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 9:37 AM
Mauricio Pellegrino has revealed Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk will play for the reserves on Monday as he continues to build up his match fitness.
Daily Star - Sun Sep 10 9:28 AM
JUVENTUS are ready to join the hunt for Southampton star Virgil van Dijk.
Goal.com - Sun Sep 10 6:03 AM
Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat scored either side of half-time to give Watford a well-earned win over Southampton.
Soccernet - Sun Sep 10 5:26 AM
Southampton reportedly don't want to sell Virgil van Dijk to a Premier League competitor. The Mirror reports that a move by Juventus for Virgil van Dijk could be on the cards for January, with Southampton resisting any temptation to sell the Dutch star this summer. For more on Van Dijk to Juventu...
Daily Telegraph - Sun Sep 10 5:13 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Two excellent strikes from distance, one either side of half-time, gave Watford a deserved victory as Marco Silva continued his impressive start with the Hornets. First Abdoulaye Doucoure, then Daryl Janmaat both capitalised on unconvincing Southampton and more »
Irish Independent - Sun Sep 10 2:30 AM
Mauricio Pellegrino has vowed to get to the root of Southampton's struggles in front of goal. Saints did not manage a single effort on target until stoppage time yesterday. It meant the shot-shy hosts drew a blank for the third time in their four Premier League matches so far this season.
Sky Sports - Sun Sep 10 12:12 AM
Daryl Janmaat and Abdoulaye Doucoure scored with long-range strikes as Watford comfortably beat Southampton 2-0 at St Mary's.
I don't know him personally but I know how he has been working in the last few seasons with his team, how they are growing, Pellegrino said.
Mario continues his treatment, Pellegrino said. I would expect after the international break maybe Mario can train with the team. But Charlie has been training with us this week. He was training well, but it's just Mario that is the only one that is out of the squad.
Sky Sports - 4:20 PM
We must push to try to win the game, this is how we're feeling every single weekend, said boss Mauricio Pellegrino.
Daily Mail - 11:29 AM
He's the type of player, and I've said this before, that we didn't have in the squad and this is the reason we bought him, Pellegrino said.
talkSport - 11:14 AM