Tag: Virgil van Dijk

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Gabriel after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s most expensive defenders compared to Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool made Virgil van Dijk the most expensive defender in history, so how do Arsenal's most expensive defenders compare?
Abou Diaby (R), player of English premier league football team Arsenal, attends a press conference in Hong Kong on July 28, 2012. Arsenal will play Hong Kong side Kitchee on July 29. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey

Jordan Pickford didn’t mean to hurt Virgil van Dijk so what did he intend?...

Pundits say that Jordan Pickford is 'not that kind of player' but they never are, something Abou Diaby knows too much about

Fitness update on van Dijk and Alexander-Arnold for Arsenal clash

Virgil van Dijk will return from his head injury to face Arsenal in the Community Shield on Saturday, and Trent Alexander-Arnold also might play.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor on January 1, 2018 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Who’s injured?

Arsenal face Liverpool in the Community Shield this weekend in what is the traditional curtain-raiser for the season, so who is fit to play? 
Nicolas Pepe and Lucas Torreira after the latter's goal against Liverpool (Photo via Instagram / LTorreira34)

Nicolas Pepe showed encouraging signs in defeat as exemplified by this statistic

Arsenal were comprehensively beaten 3-1 by Liverpool on Saturday, but the one big positive was the performance of Nicolas Pepe.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool shoots as Bernd Leno of Arsenal makes a save during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal legend says Invincible better than Liverpool star

Former Gunner Lauren insists that as good as Virgil van Dijk has been for Liverpool, his old teammate Sol Campbell was still better.

Wenger scout thought Celtic & Liverpool star ‘too nonchalant’ in shocking decision

Arsenal’s former chief scout, Steve Rowley, advised the club not to sign Virgil van Dijk when he was at Celtic because he thought the player was ‘too nonchalant’.

Injury updates on Mané, Salah, van Dijk and Keita: Arsenal clash in 2 weeks

Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk could all return from their injury problems as soon as this weekend, but Naby Keita's prognosis is still unknown at this stage.

Arsenal turned down chance to sign £75m defender when he was worth £12m

Arsenal turned down the chance to sign Virgil Van Dijk when he was worth just £12m, according to Celtic assistant manager John Collins.
during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Leicester, England.

Leaked: Wages and bonus payments for Arsenal and Manchester United star signings

The details of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's contract with Arsenal have leaked to the media, along with the specifics of Alexis Sanchez and Virgil Van Dijk's deals.

Another one got away: Arsenal could have signed £75m defender for £6m

Arsenal were apparently offered Virgil van Dijk for £6m back when he was a Celtic player.

'Wish we'd show similar ambition', 'We watch and do f*** all' - Fans fume...

Arsenal fans are having a meltdown on social media after Liverpool announced the January signing of Southampton's Virgil van Dijk - a player the Gunners have been linked with all year.

'Wake up Arsenal, we need him', 'It's a no brainer' - Arsene Wenger begged...

Arsenal are in need of a centre-back, and supporters believe there's one player who can come in and improve the side.

£130m: 3 players Arsenal must sign to win major trophies again

There are three players Arsenal must sign if they want to challenge for major domestic and European honours again.

How will Arsenal lineup at the end of January?

The January transfer window will soon be upon us and, if we're lucky, we could have some new players in the team.
Antonio Conte of Chelsea

Antonio Conte tells Arsenal to stop Manchester City making this January signing

Antonio Conte warns the other big-six clubs not to let Manchester City have a free run at players like Virgil van Dijk in January, considering how strong the Premier League leaders already are.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry compares defender to these two Arsenal legends

Thierry Henry believes Virgil van Dijk is as commanding a defender as Tony Adams and Sol Campbell were for Arsenal.

What could Arsenal's line-up look like next season without Alexis and Ozil?

Arsenal's squad will be undergoing some significant changes next summer.

What exactly is ‘tapping up’ and did Liverpool do it with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain?

One issue that seems to confuse a large number of football fans is tapping up. We're going to try and clear up what tapping up actually is, as opposed to the normal contact you'd expect in any transfer.

10 Arsenal stories you may have missed: Contract talks planned, Wenger’s transfer window gripe

The transfer window may have closed, but Arsenal still have a number of negotiations to make, with so many players’ contracts expiring in the next two seasons.

26-year-old Dutch international had agreement with 'two of Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal'

Southampton and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk had an agreement in place with two of Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal, according to Gabriele Marcotti.

Alexis, Vazquez, Draxler: 9 Arsenal stories you might have missed last night

Arsenal’s deal to use Walcott as a makeweight to sign Southampton's Virgil can Dijk is a non-starter, while Oxlade-Chamberlain nears a Liverpool move and Wilshere has been linked with Betis.

Arsenal's deal to sign 26-year-old has broken down

Arsenal's hopes of including Theo Walcott in a deal for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk have suffered a blow ,as reports suggest the move would be a 'non-starter'.

Arsenal could negotiate 28-year-old in deal to sign Dutch international

Arsenal reportedly could include Theo Walcott in a deal for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk this summer.

9 things Arsenal fans can expect to happen between now and Transfer Deadline Day

It's all been kicking off for Arsenal in the transfer market this week so what can we expect between now and Deadline Day?

Former Arsenal and Everton striker says these two signings "would be a good start"

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell has said that signing Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk "would be a good start".

Arsenal dealt a blow after South Coast club rule out sale of 26-year-old

Southampton are adamant that Virgil van Dijk will not be sold in the coming days.

Arsenal risk fans wrath with strange January transfer decision

Arsenal may wait until January to try and sign Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar, according to reports.

Liverpool and Arsenal on alert as Van Dijk changes agent to try and force...

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has changed his agent in an attempt to force a move, according to reports.

Arsenal reported to have met with 26-year-old Dutch international

Arsenal chiefs have reportedly held talks with Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk.
Virgil van Dijk

Arsenal on alert for Southampton 26-year-old after this announcement is made

Southampton may be preparing for the sale of Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk, which is sure to capture the attentions of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal 23-year-old one of three players on Chelsea's £120m shopping list

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is reportedly one of three players on Chelsea's £120m wishlist this summer.

Wenger reportedly met with major Liverpool target over possible transfer

Arsène Wenger has already met with Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk, according to reports.

Arsenal boosted by reports of deteriorating relationship between transfer target and selling club

Southampton would reportedly rather leave Virgil van Dijk in the stands than sell him to Liverpool, boosting Arsenal's chances of procuring his signature this summer.

Kevin Campbell demands Arsenal sign these two players

Former Arsenal striker Kevin Campbell says Arsenal should sign Virgil van Dijk as well as one of Jean Michael Seri or William Carvalho.

Virgil van Dijk may have given away his preferred destination with this quote

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk reportedly wants a move to Liverpool this summer, but may be keen on an Arsenal switch based on these quote taken from his Celtic days.

Ian Wright says Arsenal should have signed these two Premier League stars this summer

Ian Wright has said that Arsenal should have tried to sign Virgil van Dijk and Nemanja Matic.

Arsenal could hijack 26-year-old's move to Liverpool

Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk reportedly wants to move to Liverpool, despite interest from Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City.

Arsenal fans pick which player they want their club to sign

With the transfer window in full swing and everything pretty quiet on the Arsenal front, we asked our followers who the Gunners should sign if we could only bring in one more player this summer.

Do Arsenal need Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk?

Arsenal have been linked with Southampton's Virgil van Dijk this summer. Are they really looking for a centre-back? If so, is it the Dutchman they need?