It has been officially announced a few minutes ago in a breaking news that signing of a world class player who was Jose Mourinho’s target, with a club for a historical record fee.
Jose Mourinho, Manchester United’s manager, was targetting one of the best center backs in the world, the Dutch defender Virgil Van Dijk, who has officially signed with a contract with Manchester United’s main long time rival, Liverpool FC, for a record fee estimated to exceed 105million USD.
Southampton FC have officially reached an agreement to sell their star defender who was a target of Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City, and other European giants in the past few months due to his amazing performance, but Liverpool has won the race to sign another Southampton player after signing several players in the past from Southampton.
Virgil Van Dijk will arrive at Liverpool once the winter transfer windows opens, after the new year, and this leaves Jose Mourinho with a headache to sign another world class defender to solve the defensive issues Manchester United is suffering from after conceding easy goals recently after having one of the best defenses in Europe earlier this season.
Jose Mourinho called the goals Manchester Unitec conceded against Burnley and Leicester City “S***” goals due to the bad defense due to the injuries of several defenders such as Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly, Antonio Valencia, and Matteo Darmian, which leaves Jose Mourinho with just two central back defenders, Phil Jones and Victor Lindelof, who was shaky since the beginning of the season.
Here is the picture of Virgil Van Dijk with Liverpool’s jersey