That is according to Sky Sports pundit and former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce. Van Dijk was a target for Liverpool throughout the summer transfer window. The Dutchman handed in a transfer request but Southampton refused to sell. Liverpool’s defence has come under severe criticism this season, with yesterday’s 4-1 loss at Tottenham highlighting their frailties at the back.
Reds backed to finally sign Virgil van Dijk in January
The Express | Oct 24