Virgil van Dijk continues to be linked with a January move to Manchester City, despite the insistence of Southampton boss Claude Puel that the 25-year-old defender isn’t up for sale in January.
And Jose Fonte’s latest Instagram post won’t do anything to quell the rumours. Van Dijk was pictured at Southampton training today in a Manchester City shirt that he received as a Secret Santa gift from a teammate. Yes, you read that right, and here’s proof:
Of course, this confirms nothing and could even be an inside joke that confirms the Dutchman ISN’T leaving in January, allowing the players to have a laugh about it. Either way, it’s very interesting to see Van Dijk in a City shirt and many will be wondering whether it’ll be for real by the end of January.