Charlie Adam suggests Everton should have moved for Virgil van Dijk

Charlie Adam of Stoke City looks dejected as he sits on the bench during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Hull City at Bet365 Stadium on April 15, 2017 in Stoke on Trent,...

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam suggests that Everton should have moved for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, who was reportedly wanted by Liverpool in the summer transfer window.

Charlie Adam of Stoke City and Alfred N'Diaye of Hull City battle for possession during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Hull City at Bet365 Stadium on April 15, 2017 in...

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam suggested on The Monday Night Club show on BBC 5 live Sport on Monday evening (7pm, October 2, 2017) that Everton should have moved for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in the summer transfer window.

According to BBC Sport, Liverpool wanted to sign Van Dijk from Premier League rivals Southampton

The Netherlands international defender also put in a transfer request at the Saints, as reported by The Guardian in August.

Former Liverpool midfielder Adam has suggested that Everton should have made a move for ex-Celtic centre-back Van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk of Southampton celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on December 28, 2016...

Former Rangers midfielder Adam joined Stoke from Liverpool in the summer of 2012 for a transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £4 million.

Adam said on The Monday Night Club show on BBC 5 live Sport on Monday evening (7pm, October 2, 2017): "Go and try and get Van Dijk. If they feel they have money and they are good enough, then go and chase a Van Dijk like Liverpool can."

Virgil van Dijk of Southampton gesutres during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park on September 16, 2017 in London, England.

Van Dijk is one of the best central defenders in the Premier League, and the Dutchman would have been a good signing for Everton in the summer transfer window.

With Ashley Williams not in great form at the moment, perhaps the Toffees should try to sign the Dutchman in the January transfer window.

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