These Liverpool fans could not believe the report that came out about defender Virgil van Dijk on Saturday.
According to the Daily Express (via Football Insider), the Reds are set to pay Southampton an extra £4m on top of the £75m that they initially paid for the Dutch colossus to a transfer clause activation, although the report suggests that we only paid £70m to the Saints.
Van Dijk has been a sensation since his move in January 2018 and has helped us win the Champions League in Madrid, the Super Cup in Istanbul and the Club World Cup in Doha. Once the season starts up again after the coronavirus pandemic blows over, we could win our first Premier League title in 30 years.
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As a result, supporters were stunned and made their feelings clear on social media. One fan said that the fee was “pocket change”, while another described it as a “robbery”.
— Jacob Elkins (@JacobBElkins) March 22, 2020
Only £4m? Robbery.
— Kam Jannati (@kjannati) March 21, 2020
Give them another 80mil
— Arguable LFC ~ (@MrKshCool) March 21, 2020
Even if it was 8million liverpool wouldn’t care!
— Shaun Galea (@SGalea99) March 21, 2020
Could give 40 more and it is still a steal.
— 6ixtimes (@6ixtimes1) March 21, 2020
Biggest rip we’ve done since 35 for Mo
— Awesimo (@Awesimo5000) March 21, 2020
Bargain at twice the price.
— Luke Wells (@Luke40074755) March 22, 2020