It's believed the Reds will pay Southampton a record £75 million pounds to secure the Dutch international's signature.

The 26-year-old defender will become the world's most expensive defender when he makes the move to Anfield when the transfer window re-opens on January 1, 2018.

Van Dijk will be assigned squad number four, upon his arrival at the club.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="und" dir="ltr"><a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) <a href="">December 27, 2017</a></blockquote>
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