Date: 2nd December 2016 at 12:34pm
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Manchester City have reportedly joined the chase to sign Netherlands international defender Virgil van Dijk, according to the Daily Mail.

The Premier League side, who currently sit third in the English top-flight table, just a point behind leaders Chelsea, following Saturday’s 2-1 win at newly promoted Burnley, are understood to be interested in luring the centre-half away from Southampton during the upcoming January transfer window.

Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

The 25-year-old, who has 12 international caps for his country, has scored one goal in 19 appearances in all competitions for the Saints so far this season.

Van Dijk, who arrived at St Mary’s Stadium from Scottish Premiership champions Celtic back in September 2015 following his reported £13m switch, is also being linked with a move to Liverpool in the new year.

The report suggests Citizens boss Pep Guardiola is on the look out for a long-term replacements for City captain Vincent Kompany, who has suffered groin and knee injuries respectively this campaign.
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