Liverpool and Chelsea’s Target, Van Dijk Submitted Transfer Request
The future of Virgil Van Dijk might eventually be solved this summer after he handed a transfer request to leave his current team Southampton, alerting both Liverpool along with Chelsea.
Haven’t been allowed to train regularly with his teammates for a while know due to his illegal talk with The Reds earlier this season, Van Dijk felt that he has had enough waiting and keen on seeing more clarity regarding his future.
Explaining his decision to submit that transfer request, the Dutch international defender stated he simply doesn’t have much option considering Southampton’s continuous refusal to discuss his departure potential with other teams.
Despite claiming that he already expressed his intention to leave and play in top teams that are challenging for trophies this summer, up till now, Sotton remain adamant in not allowing the 26-year-old to depart.
Now, with his transfer request, Van Dijk basically forcing his team to listen for offers that are available, though Sotton might still feel reluctant in selling the former Celtic star to Liverpool.
The illegal approach that was made by Jurgen Klopp’s side earlier on is simply what prompted Southampton’s decision to punish the center back, creating this unpleasant situation which eventually boiling up.