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Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 10:56 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK has made his peace with Southampton.
Goal.com - Thu Sep 7 7:24 PM
Southampton and Newcastle United exited the EFL Cup to Championship sides Wolves and Nottingham Forest on Wednesday.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 4:58 PM
The Holland international has been reintegrated into the senior squad having been training on his own after handing in a transfer request at the start of August, in order to force a move to Liverpool.
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 4:39 PM
SOUTHAMPTON manager Mauricio Pellegrino is delighted the transfer window will shut before the start of next season. Little wonder. You can bet that the majority of the other 19 bosses in the Premier League will be delighted that for once, English football has seen sense. Pellegrino, of course, ha...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 7 4:08 PM
Mark Ogden says Virgil van Dijk didn't make it easy to sell himself to Liverpool after agreeing to such a long-term contract last year. Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists "everything is normal'' with Virgil van Dijk as the Dutch defender returns to first-team contention. The Netherla...
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 3:59 PM
The defender has been reintegrated into the senior squad having been training on his own after handing in a transfer request
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 7 3:56 PM
Virgil van Dijk has returned to training with the Southampton first team and will be available for selection of Mauricio Pellegrino’s team soon after a summer of intense transfer speculation.
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 7 3:52 PM
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino says Virgil van Dijk needs to build up his fitness before he is considered for selection.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 3:43 PM
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists "everything is normal" with Virgil van Dijk as the Chelsea and Liverpool transfer target returns to first-team contention.
Lancashire Telegraph - Thu Sep 7 3:31 PM
BURNLEY could be without record signing Chris Wood for the trip to Southampton in November due to a World Cup play-off.
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 7 3:21 PM
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists "everything is normal" with Virgil van Dijk as the Dutch defender returns to first-team contention.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 2:46 PM
In a Premier League statement, it has been confirmed that the window in any year 'will end at 17:00 on the Thursday before the start of the season.'
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 7 9:14 AM
Max Rushden against the Computer Algorithm… who wins? Listen to the Stat Attack podcast to find out!
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 7:36 AM
LIVERPOOL remain hopeful of completing a deal for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in January, according to journalist Andy Kelly.
Daily Telegraph - Thu Sep 7 7:15 AM
Telegraph.co.uk The fly-half has made 56 appearances for Wales, 203 for the Ospreys and toured with the British and Irish Lions to New Zealand earlier this summer, during which he played in five of the 10 matches. The 27-year-old has been Wales's starting fly-half for and more »
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 12:00 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will have to prove his commitment to Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino before he is considered for selection.
Mirror - Wed Sep 6 10:30 PM
The Dutch defender wanted to leave St Mary's in the summer, and must now repair his relationship with Pellegrino, his teammates and Saints fans
Sky Sports - Wed Sep 6 10:00 PM
SkySports Wakefield are poised to land the knockout blow to St Helens' Super League title bid, says Trinity's head of rugby John Kear. Saints are teetering on the brink after losing their last three matches of the Super 8s and need a victory at Beaumont Legal and more »
Soccernet - Wed Sep 6 5:30 PM
Virgil van Dijk (centre) had been training by himself this summer. Virgil van Dijk has returned to training with Southampton after a summer that saw him attempt to force an exit from the club. Van Dijk, 26, had been training by himself after handing in a transfer request to Southampton last month...
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 1:47 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is still in Liverpool’s sights despite failing to escape Southampton. The Dutch defender is a also a target for Arsenal and Chelsea. Despite returning to first-team training, all three Prem giants remain keen. And, according to journalist Gabriele Marcotti, the player had an agree...
Sky Sports - Wed Sep 6 1:44 PM
SkySports Terry O'Connor says that should Wakefield beat St Helens on Thursday, live on Sky Sports Arena, it will spell the end of the Saints' season and basically ensure a top-four place for Trinity. Saints slipped to sixth in the Super 8s after last week's 16 and more »
Sky Sports - Wed Sep 6 1:16 PM
Virgil van Dijk is available for Southampton’s Premier League clash with Watford on Saturday after returning to first-team training this week.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 12:25 PM
SOUTHAMPTON host Watford this weekend in a clash between two teams that are sitting in the top-half of the Premier League table. Both teams have drawn two out of three of their games so far this season and will both be looking to clinch points from the game. When they met last season, they …
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 12:17 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will have Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal keeping a close eye on him at Southampton.
Sky Sports - Wed Sep 6 12:10 PM
SkySports It's crunch time in the battle for the top four as Wakefield face St Helens on Thursday, live on Sky Sports Arena, and a Trinity win would end Saints' season. Will Wakefield stay on course for a top four spot? Or will St Helens make things that little and more »
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 9:38 AM
Chelsea and Liverpool target Virgil Van Dijk has made an unexpected return to first team training with Southampton. Van Dijk has been forced to train away from the first team after demanding a transfer the club. Potential moves to Chelsea and Liverpool were mooted, with Southampton manager Mauric...
Daily Telegraph - Wed Sep 6 6:15 AM
Telegraph.co.uk Virgil van Dijk has taken the first steps towards reintegrating himself into full training with the main Southampton squad but is still understood to be several weeks away from match fitness. The Holland centre-back very publicly declared his desire to and more »
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 11:26 PM
SkySports St Johnstone duo Tommy Wright and Michael O'Halloran have picked up the Ladbrokes Premiership awards for August. The Saints have made a very impressive start to the season and are third in the table after three wins and a 1-1 draw at champions Celtic. and more »
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 7:52 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is back in training after failing to secure a move away from Southampton in the summer.
Mirror - Tue Sep 5 6:33 PM
Van Dijk was ordered to train separately from the rest of the first-team as Mauricio Pellegrini felt he was not in the right frame of mind
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 6:18 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is working his way back from sinner to saint by returning to Southampton training after his Liverpool transfer saga. The Dutchman was linked with a move to Anfield all summer but the St Mary’s side refused to sell another of their stars to the Kop club. The 26-year-old handed in a...
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 5 5:52 PM
Virgil van Dijk has returned to first team training following a failed summer transfer to Liverpool. The Dutchman has not trained with his side all summer after angling for a transfer.
BBC - Tue Sep 5 3:33 PM
Holders Dundee United host Linfield while The New Saints entertain Elgin City after the Scottish Challenge Cup third-round draw.
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 10:00 AM
SOUTHAMPTON are officially the most boring Premier League team since the start of the 2015-16 season. According to the stats, no team has played out more goalless draws in that span than the Saints, racking up a massive 12 of the dreary fixtures. However, it’s their exploits this season which has...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 8:03 AM
SOUTHAMPTON reportedly blocked Cedric Soares from leaving after receiving an approach from Chelsea.
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 6:03 AM
Examining Liverpool's rapid counter-attacks and contrasting Premier League playing styles with new Opta data
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 6:00 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK will have a meeting with Southampton in the coming weeks designed to sort out a January move, according to Stan Collymore.
The Sun - Mon Sep 4 6:04 PM
SOUTHAMPTON host Watford this weekend in a clash between two teams that are sitting in the top-half of the Premier League table. Both teams have drawn two out of three of their games so far this season and will both be looking to clinch points from the game. When they met last season, they …
The Sun - Mon Sep 4 11:58 AM
SPENDING power of Chinese-owned football clubs in the UK will be weakened in light of new directives coming out of Beijing. That means fans of Southampton, West Brom, Aston Villa and Birmingham, who were expecting to see some lavish spending, will have to think again. NEW CUSTOMER OFFER: ENGLAND...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 9:30 AM
Arsenal should have made a move to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton during the summer transfer window, according to John Hartson. The Gunners were heavily linked with a host of players throughout the summer window but the north London side only ended up signing two new faces – Alexandre Laca...
This Is Anfield - Mon Sep 4 7:00 AM
Can Liverpool make a renewed bid for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk in January? And will they? Danny Gallagher explains. …
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 3 11:58 PM
KRIS COMMONS: This summer’s transfer window has been more like a soap opera. We have witnessed a team paying nearly £200million for a single player.
Mirror - Sun Sep 3 10:30 PM
The Dutchman didn't get his move to Liverpool and Davis is hoping the saga is put behind both player and club
Daily Mail - Sun Sep 3 10:30 PM
MATT LAWTON - CHIEF SPORTS REPORTER: Gareth Southgate responded to birthday wishes with a joke. ‘No cake but no Yaya Toure either, ’ he said with a smile before apologising.
Daily Telegraph - Sun Sep 3 10:10 AM
Telegraph.co.uk This was painful viewing for the rest of the Premiership. But for anyone associated with Northampton watching Saracens run in seven first-half tries at Twickenham, this was closer to the type of practices banned by certain Swiss conventions. There is and more »
Sky Sports - Sun Sep 3 7:03 AM
SkySports What a game on Friday night. It's derby day in St Helens, but there's so much at stake. Fourth place is on the line for both Saints and rivals Wigan, with the two sides locked together on 27 points, behind Wakefield in the race for the play-offs. So and more »
Daily Express - Sun Sep 3 6:30 AM
ARSENAL should’ve made a move for Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk.
I think it was a beautiful goal, one of the most beautiful goals of this season, said Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino.
Sky Sports - 10:56 AM
I don't think it will be difficult because Virgil is focused 100 percent on our team and is training well, Pellegrino said. Obviously we cannot control the market and every single transfer window clubs are looking to buy our players.
EPL Talk - 1:23 AM
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