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Virgil Van Dijk

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50 minutes ago, Special Juan said:

Totally unrealistic price, and if that figure is right we won't pay it.

We could get Ben Gibson for half of that and he's every bit as good, and I say that with confidence after watching both all season.

Ehhhh. Van Dijk is much better, I think. Think VVD has absolutely everything in his locker to be a dominant, top class CB at any big club.

£60m is of course absolutely ridiculous and we'd likely never pay that, but he's going to be very expensive. Stones for £50m has probably changed the market for a CB forever. And I'd have Van Dijk ahead of Stones 10 times out of 10.

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9 minutes ago, Pizy said:

Ehhhh. Van Dijk is much better, I think. Think VVD has absolutely everything in his locker to be a dominant, top class CB at any big club.

£60m is of course absolutely ridiculous and we'd likely never pay that, but he's going to be very expensive. Stones for £50m has probably changed the market for a CB forever. And I'd have Van Dijk ahead of Stones 10 times out of 10.

Gibson this season has been a golden light in a tragic season for Boro. His distribution with both feet has been first class, his reading of the game is absolute quality, his timing of tackles is superb and he will be a main stay of the England back line for years to come, I promise.

We all questioned the Alonso signing last season but maybe in this instance I'm seeing something in Gibson we all missed in Alonso. I'm not certain we will go for Gibson but we could do a hell of a lot worse I'm telling you, not only that but his price will probably a realistic figure and not something stupid like for what is being spoken about for VvD.

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On 5/17/2017 at 2:03 PM, Special Juan said:

Totally unrealistic price, and if that figure is right we won't pay it.

We could get Ben Gibson for half of that and he's every bit as good, and I say that with confidence after watching both all season.

Spot on man

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#Chelsea’s primary target is Virgil van Dijk though Southampton maintain they want more than £50million for the Dutch centre-back. [Mail]

As talks continue with Southampton, who are expected to sack manager Claude Puel soon, #Chelsea are weighing up all options. [Mail]

#Chelsea want at least one new CB while Conte will also assess Christensen to see if he can go straight into his first team squad. [Mail]

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