Newcastle face Blackburn competition for Groningen defender Virgil van Dijk

Newcastle United face competition for FC Groningen defender Virgil van Dijk. Toon are ready to soon open talks with the young centre-half's agent about a move to England in the summer.

Newcastle United face competition for FC Groningen defender Virgil van Dijk.

Toon are ready to soon open talks with the young centre-half's agent about a move to England in the summer.

The Evening Chronicle says Blackburn have also watched the 20-year-old defender this season on numerous occasions.

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