Manchester United apparently produced a final-ditch try to attempt and sign Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk ahead of he agreed a move to the Reds from Southampton.

According to the MailOnline by way of The Occasions (subscription essential), Manchester United produced a final-minute telephone get in touch with to Southampton in an try to sign Van Dijk, the Dutchman nevertheless had currently completed his health-related with the Reds.

Liverpool signed Van Dijk just just after Christmas in 2017, the 27-year-old joined Jurgen Klopp’s side as quickly as the January transfer window opened. As per BBC Sport, the Reds parted with a planet-record charge for a defender of £75m to sign the colossus.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk appears set to win PFA Player of the Year

Manchester United absolutely have to have to modify some points about in their hierarchy, current transfer small business has been much less than impressive and failing to even compete with City and Liverpool for Van Dijk’s signature in a correct style says it all about the present mess at Old Trafford.

Van Dijk has somehow managed to make a planet-record charge for a defender appear like a bargain, the centre-back is set to be named as the PFA Played of the Season according to the Everyday Mail. Van Dijk as been commanding at the back and there’s no doubt that he’s 1 of the greatest centre-back’s in the planet.