Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge says Virgil van Dijk should refuse to play for Southampton to force transfer.
Frank De Boer is one of the names that Southampton are considering as they look to replace Claude Puel.
Southampton are said to be interested in the Tottenham Hotspur defender but are unwilling to pay Spurs' asking price.
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is arguably one of the hottest properties in the Premier League currently.
The former Hull City man is set to join Leicester City for big money, and this could mean Middlesbrough take inspiration from this.
Liverpool have suggested that they have ended their interest in Southampton defender Virgil Dijk.
Having dropped their interest in Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool have moved their focus on to the Boro star.
Celtic's Kieran Tierney is attracting interest, but Chris Sutton warns against selling him too early.
Reports suggest Liverpool have turned their attention to long-standing Everton target Ben Gibson after missing out on Southampton's Virgil van Dijk.
Ian Wright hopes Arsenal join Liverpool in pursuit of the Southampton defender.
Transfers are not part of Peter Moore’s remit as Liverpool’s new chief executive and the club’s alleged tapping up of Virgil van Dijk predated his official start date in the job, but his first Premier League meeting in Harrogate on Thursday will have been awkward regardless. Southampton are not the only member club to regard an emissary of Fenway Sports Group with scepticism and suspicion.
Southampton are confident that Virgil van Dijk will remain at the club next season after Liverpool were forced into a humiliating climbdown over their pursuit of the player.
Only three players in the Premier League have the ability, when at their awesome best, to make everyone else on the pitch look like immature creatures, toddlers trying and failing to compete with giants.