Kirkland thinks manager Jurgen Klopp should now put faith in youth with Van Dijk unlikely.
Liverpool planning £175m deadline day spree on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Virgil van Dijk and Thomas Lemar
Oxlade-Chamberlain, who rejected Chelsea, to sign a 5-year deal with Jurgen Klopp's side.
Jordan Henderson praises club-record Naby Keita deal as Liverpool remain hopeful over Virgil van Dijk
Reds captain: "I have seen Naby play quite a few times and he looks a top, top player."
Portuguese right-back remaining focused and professional despite lingering summer transfer speculation.
The Netherlands defender expects to be a Reds player by the end of the transfer window.
Liverpool have been linked with a move for Van Dijk all summer.
Hoedt joins the Premier League side for a reported fee of £15m.
Howedes has emerged as an alternative to Virgil van Dijk for Liverpool.
Costa has set his sights on a return to Atletico Madrid while Van Dijk's future is in limbo.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare confirms that Hoedt will join the Saints "in the near future".
Gazzaniga spent the 2016/17 season on loan at Rayo Vallecano.
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino coy on Wesley Hoedt but firm over Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk
Southampton have reportedly offered £15m for Lazio's Hoedt.
Liverpool and Chelsea have both been linked with Van Dijk throughout the summer.
Ex-Reds boss unsure whether Virgil van Dijk can cure the club's defensive issues.
Blues hopeful of having a bid of around £20m accepted for Cedric.
Gao and his daughter, Nelly Gao, buy controlling stake in Premier League club for £210m.
Transfer window could be cut short by around three weeks next season.
Chelsea plan to spend £120m in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Virgil van Dijk and Danny Drinkwater
Oxlade-Chamberlain has one year left on his contract at Arsenal and has not signed a new deal.
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Van Dijk has released a statement stating he wants to leave.
Van Dijk submitted an official transfer request earlier this week.
Southampton Premier League 2017-18 preview: Virgil van Dijk saga will not disrupt Mauricio Pellegrino era
Another eventful summer on the south coast sees the former Liverpool coach take the reins from Claude Puel.
Van Dijk submitted a transfer request on Monday (7 August) after growing frustrated by Saints' stance.
Arsenal should have signed Manchester United's Nemanja Matic and Southampton's Van Dijk, says Wright
Wright wonders if Arsene Wenger will pull a rabbit out of the hat before the end of the transfer window.
Dutch defender has released a detailed statement clarifying his position after troubled summer.
Gabon international poised to move to the St Mary's in £20m deal.
Liverpool had tried to sign Van Dijk earlier in the summer before tapping-up accusations.
Van Dijk has informed Southampton that he wishes to move to another club.
Van Dijk has been training alone at Southampton.
Spurs are the only club in England's top four divisions yet to make a single signing so far.