Southampton have confirmed the signing of defender Virgil van Dijk from Celtic.
Van Dijk, 24, had been linked with a move to the south coast club throughout the summer as manager Ronald Koeman stepped up his search for defensive reinforcements.
The Netherlands international has agreed a five-year contract and moves to the south coast for an undisclosed fee after making more than 100 appearances for the Scottish champions.
Southampton's executive director of football Les Reed told the club's...
Celtic's rising star Tom Rogic will be encouraged to take his game to the next level when Australia coach Ange Postecoglou throws him into action in upcoming AFC World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan.
The talented 22-year-old has long been touted as the next star playmaker for the national team. But after earning nine caps since his debut in 2012, injuries have stalled the former Central Coast Mariners midfielder's career -- causing him to miss the 2014 World Cup and 2015 Asian...
Southampton are confident of securing a deal for Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk before the close of the transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC.
Southampton are in advanced talks with Celtic to sign Van Dijk with manager Ronald Koeman making his fellow Dutchman one of his top targets.
The two clubs are close to agreeing a fee in the region of £11 million for Van Dijk with Celtic resigned to losing the centre-back following their failure to reach the Champions League group stages.
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Celtic eventually shrugged off a European hangover as they came from behind to beat St Johnstone 3-1 and go top of the Ladbrokes Premiership.
Ronny Deila's side exited the Champions League play-off on a 4-3 aggregate to Malmo in Sweden on Tuesday night and, on their return to domestic duty, fell behind after 11 minutes when defender Dedryck Boyata put through his own goal.
However, striker Leigh Griffiths levelled with a deflected strike seven minutes later for his eighth of the season and midfielder...