Date: 1st September 2015 at 2:13pm
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Southampton have completed the £13m signing of Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk from Celtic.

The Premier League club have been pursuing the Dutch centre-half all summer long, but the Scottish Premiership champions were unwilling to do business until learning their fate in the Champions League play-off stages late last month.

The 24-year-old, who is yet to make his senior international debut, scored an impressive 10 goals in 58 appearances in all competitions for the Bhoys last season.

Van Dijk, who looks set to partner captain Jose Fonte in defence, has joined Saints on a five-year deal after winning two successive league titles in Glasgow.

 
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