Date: 12th August 2015 at 8:58am
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Southampton are reportedly closing in on the £10m signing of Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk.

Saints boss Ronald Koeman has been looking for a centre-back ever since last season’s loanee Toby Alderweireld decided to move to Tottenham instead, and he now looks set to bring his fellow countryman to St Mary’s.

1st October 2013 - UEFA Champions League (Group H) - Celtic v FC Barcelona - Virgil van Dijk of Celtic - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

The Dutchman will be the third player in three summers that the South Coast have brought in from the Bhoys, with Fraser Forster and Victor Wanyama joining the Premier League club in the previous two years.

Van Dijk made 58 appearances in all competitions for the Scottish Premiership champions last term, scoring an impressive 10 goals.

 
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